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Roots Manuva and Wrong Tom - Duppy Writer Mini-Mix MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

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Thursday, Sep 16, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
British rapper Roots Manuva hooks up with producer Wrong Tom for a collection of remixes of tracks from previous Manuva albums.

British rapper Roots Manuva hooks up with producer Wrong Tom for a collection of remixes of tracks from previous Manuva albums. They play about with the titles as well as the music (full track list is listed after the jump). The album, Duppy Writer, released on 6 September in the UK and is coming out 21 September in the US via Big Dada. The label has released this mini-mix sampler for the album to whet your appetite. Heavy on the dub, Duppy Writer features a new tune from Roots Manuva and Ricky Ranking called “Jah Warriors” among all the re-imagined songs.



  

TRACK LIST
Dawn Penn - “No, No, No Dubplate Snippet”
Linval Thompson - “Conquering Version”
Ricky Ranking - “Can’t Trick I”
Micheal Prophet - “Righteous Are the Conqueror”
Little Jon & Toyan - “Jah Guide I”
Johnny Clark - Keep a Good Man Dub”
Scientist - Light and Dub”
Mickey Murka - “Ride the Rhythm”
Admiral Bailey - “Horse Tonic”
Smiley Culture - “Shan a Shan”


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