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ORIGIN ONE feat. GARDNA & NANCI CORREIA: Nice & EasyIdentified by the monkey as surefire single material when Origin One’s Deeply Rooted LP came out earlier this year, the band have indeed now put out Nice & Easy featuring Gardna and Nanci Correia. Basically it’s a bubbling uptempo hip-hop skank featuring the vocal tag team of Gardna and Nanci Correia. Gardna drops verses about how to optimise good vibes when clubbing

ORIGIN ONE: Deeply Rooted

ORIGIN ONE:  Deeply RootedFollowing a pair of promising singles over the last two years comes Deeply Rooted, the debut long-player from Origin One a.k.a Nottingham-based producer Kevin Thomson. An eleven-strong affair, it delivers a varied cross-section of bashment sub-genres from roots reggae to jungle and features a wealth of vocal talent. Indeed a different guest on every track (bar the one instrumental) though

ORIGIN ONE feat. PARLY B: Mi Bredrin (2016)

Mi Bredrin Origin One Parly BRating: ★★★★★ New to the Nice Up! label, Origin One bring dancehall MC Parly B and earth-shaking bass and sweet melodies along for skankin’ debut single Mi Bredrin as Parly B advises the yout’ everywhere to stop all that shooting and looting. After all, if you’re fighting amongst yourselves you won’t have time to hold your crooked government to account will you? Actually I’m not sure if he

ORIGIN ONE feat. CHESHIRE CAT: Good Ganja (2014)

Good Ganja Origin One Cheshire CatThe latest from Irish Moss is this one-drop riddim cut from the Nottingham-based Origin One and dancehall veteran Cheshire Cat which is lyrically concerned with that reggae staple Good Ganja. Well quite – whoever heard of a song in praise of bad weed. Along for the remix ride and trailing clouds of fragrant smoke in their wake are Mr Upfull and a brass section full of digi-horns, Juice