Posts tagged "Thriller U"

Busy Signal “Fresh From Yaad” Album Review

Busy Signal "Fresh From Yaad" Album Review

The Newly Energized Entertainer Hints That A Busy Signal U.S. Tour Is In The Works

Reanno Gordon, Busy Signal continues to stand out as an artist in 2017. He stepped out onto the musical scene in 2002, modeling his career after international reggae icon, Bounty Killer.  Now he has an even clearer vision for his future with his new VISA status. In January, Busy Signal visited New York for a quick media run with  Ebro Darden, Laura Styles, Funk Masterflex,Bobby Konders and Jabba for Hot 97 FM and Reshma B for Boomshots TV (four-part interview at the end of article) to discuss his new EP, Fresh From Yaad.  Following this, Busy embarked on an European Tour and this week he revived up his fans in the U.S. with a tweet:  “Coming to a city near you. Wherever in world you are! ASAP- Turf President.” In light of the impending tour, this article will serve to give an in-depth review of the Fresh From Yaad EP. Album Review After The Jump

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HEAR THIS: Busy Signal “Colder”

HEAR THIS: Busy Signal "Colder"

The Turf Prez Touches Up A Classic King Jammy’s Riddim

Some things just can’t be improved upon, but that doesn’t mean they should be left alone. King Jammy’s 1987 “Score” Riddim is a perfect example, a track that defines digital lovers rock. There was something about Steely’s warm and easy computer bassline and those crstyal-clear twinkling high notes combined with Clevie’s tastefully understated drum programming. The riddim became an instant classic when it first appeared on Frankie Paul’s “I Know The Score” from FP’s crucial Original Sara album, with additional  versions by Sanchez and Thriller U available on 12-inch discomix. A quarter century later Busy Signal has brought the riddim forward with a brand new song entitled “Colder.” Utilizing Edi Fitzroy’s distinctive stammer-phrase on the hook, the Turf Prez sings for the girls,  evokes bygone dancehall days, and pays homage to the elders who paved the way. The only thing worth changing is the title, cause this tune is definitely #Hotted. “Fe real, fe real, fe real pull up that one from top.” Audio After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: L.U.S.T. “Let It Be” Live in MoBay

Lukie D, Thriller U, Singing Melody, & Tony Curtis Bless The Place

“When I find myself in times of trouble, Father God is there for me, speaking words of wisdom: Let it be.” Read more »

Thriller U Pleads For Help Finding Murderer

Grieving Father In Florida To Support Wife and Catch Daughter’s Killer

Thriller U spoke to TV news reporters yesterday; His daughter Nikita was 15.

“Just put yourself in my shoes, having someone you loved so dearly, someone that you grow from a baby, growing up so decent, to be murdered.” Read more »

Prayers For Thriller U After Family Tragedy

Singer’s Beloved Daughter & Wife Innocent Victims of Senseless Shooting

Thriller U in recent years and on his classic 1986 debut album for Jammy’s.

We didn’t want to believe it yesterday when a very reliable source told us that Thriller U, the veteran dancehall singer and member of the Jamaican harmony super-group L.U.S.T., had lost his daughter in a brutal Florida homicide that also left his wife severely wounded. Read more »