BLUNTSKULL feat. BURRO BANTON: Gwan Like Dem Bad (2016)

Gwan Like Dem Bad Bluntskull Burro BantonLooks like a single release for Gwan Like Dem Bad then – i.e. the opening cut from Bluntskull‘s excellent Blunt Force EP from a couple of years back. The original finds Burro Banton riding Bluntskull’s Melvin Bliss-driven riddim with all the necessary aplomb to nice up the hip-hop dance in a classic 90s stylee. Then there’s the three remixes. DJ Vadim gwan like ‘im making beats for Roots Manuva, Dirty Dubsters gwan like dem on a boom-bap bashment tip and D’Maduro gwan like ‘im on a reggaeton tip. All a dem bad though. And that’s ‘bad’ meaning ‘good’ as a bemused John Craven once had to explain to the kids when a certain ‘king of pop’s’ seventh studio LP was released…
(Out 8 April Juno exclusive; 14 April elsewhere on Irish Moss Records)