Posts tagged "Trinity"

HEAR THIS: Derrick Morgan “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)”

HEAR THIS: Derrick Morgan "Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)"

Big Big Request To The Greatest

Forget what you heard. Muhammad Ali will never die. Ali may be one of the few larger-than-life icons to challenge even Bob Marley for nearly universal respect. We’ve all seen photos of The Greatest with Elvis, The Beatles, and Bob Dylan—he was even Prince’s hero—but what’s his connection to reggae? Derrick Morgan, one of Jamaican music’s greatest, pays tribute to boxing’s “Black Superman” in this Bunny Lee production which made a splash in the UK with Trojan Records in 1975, the year of the Thrilla in Manila. (The song predates the famous DC Comics book, published in 1978.)  Audio After The Jump…
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Diamonds Are Forever

40 Years Later The Mighty Diamonds Trinity Is Harder Than Ever

Fifteen years ago I had the distinct pleasure of reasoning with Tabby Diamonds, the man seated on the center stool in this classic clip from a session at the legendary Channel One Studio. Our conversation that day took place at another studio—the also legendary Don One dub studio in Brooklyn. The bright, upful spirit that you sense watching Tabby lay down his sensitive vocals is the same spirit that he brings in person. And despite being a 25-year veteran of the reggae industry, he was strikingly youthful. “Every interview we do, people remark on how youthful he looks,” said his bredren who carried Tabby to the studio that day. “They want to know what is his secret.” Read more »

WATCH THIS: Reasoning with Sean Paul

The Dutty Don speaks about his latest album, Imperial Blaze.

Another Xclusive. Sean Paul on artists fighting against artists: “This little sticks and stones shit with music,” says the multiplatinum, chart-topping, Grammy-winning DJ. “I don’t cater for it.” Read more »