Best Guy Selling Bootleg & Dancehall CDs (2008)


Fifteen years late, hipsters like Mo' Wax figured out that Jamaican dancehall production is the last great mother lode of beats. How to confirm this yourself? Buy some riddim albums (one rhythm under many, many vocalists) or continuous mix CDs by DJs like Stone Love (the DJ Clue? of all things dancehall). After an hour-plus of the Diwali rhythm, there's no doubt that a producer like Steven "Lenky" Marsden could smoke Rockwilder with the right budget. 125th and Canal streets still dominate the illicit CD market, but the VENDOR ON 14TH STREET rotates his stock often, and is friendly to boot.


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