Riddim Driven: “Tabla Riddim”, produced by Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare, and released in 2002
By the way, what else could we expect from a riddim named after an indian percussion instrument. The tabla is the whole foundation of this riddim that gives it a feel of bhangra music.
The “Tabla Riddim” was produced by Sly & Robbie and released under “Beat Ruut” record label (Riddimbase.org) and also as part as the VP Records “Riddim Driven” series.
Although it sounds fresh with its uptempo rhythm and edgy percussions, it happens to be using a same sample from the 1996 “Fed Up Riddim”. The latter was also produced by the legendary duo.It is a great and addictive riddim with an awesome line-up.
It is introduced by the track “Street Respect” by Sean Paul, which is also featured on his sophomore album “Dutty Rock”, as the first track following the intro. Besides, it includes “Armed & Dangerous” by Sizzla,“Wanted” by Buju Banton,“Lock Down” by Junior Kelly, as well as remixes of hit songs “Fed Up” by Bounty Killer and “Bad Mind” by Capleton, originally voiced on the “Fed Up Riddim”, among many others.The “Tabla Riddim” is now available for purchase on various digital outlets. It’s never too late for you to get a copy of it if you love it, for the good old time’s sake. Share and comment if you like it.
Tabla Riddim Driven
- Artist: Various Artists
- Produced by: Sly & Robbie
- Music by: Steve "Lenky" Marsden
- Label: Beat Ruut
- Distributed by: VP Records
- Release date: 2002