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Various Artists / Dimensions
Album:Dimensions Collection:Reggae
Artist:Various Artists Added:11/2002
Label:2B1 Records 

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Add Date:2003-02-03 Pull Date:2003-04-07 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:23 Feb16 Feb
Airplays:11

 Recent Airplay
1.Feb 19, 2003:press and re
One Draw
2.Feb 10, 2003:The Back Of The Class
Youth Fi Know

Album Review
Kareem (a.k.a. Milo)
Reviewed 2003-02-08 
This is a collection of reggae by a variety of mostly well-known Jamaican reggae musicians. Names like Capleton, Elephant Man, Glen Washington, Beenie Man, and Morgan Heritage may be familiar. The music tends to be somewhat slow-to-medium paced. Vocals range from smooth R&B style crooning (think Garnett Silk) to rough, gruff dancehall style rapping (think Buju Banton). Most of the tracks share similarities – an organ used to keep a beat, steel drum, layered vocals. According to the inner sleeve, the songs are also supposed to have a spiritual message. My picks:

1.Soulful singing with a story, with a number of neat sounds going on.
5.Nice, prominent organ playing, with a sort of husky-tender voice.
8.Real simple beat (identical to the beat in 7) with really fast rapping that makes it cool.
9.One of the better-known Jamaican voices. Very sparse musical arrangement with distinctive vocals.
10.Energetic in comparison with the others. Vocals have a slight echo to them, but the background is very simple.
15.Slight-electronic feel to it. Fast, incomprehensible rapping. Kind of a confusing track, but in a good way.
19.Very poppy reggae (stereotypical Beenie Man), but it’s entertaining.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Mr. EasyOne Draw
2.Morgan HeritageWhat's Going on
3.Shabba Ranks & Cocoa TeaTime a Go Dread
4.Washington, GlenLet Jah Be Praised
5.Washington, GlenWeepin & Mourning
6.Luciano & AmbassadorMeet You in Zion (Remix)
7.Ricks, GlenHolly Holly
8.General PecusYouth Fi Know
9.CapletonEarthquake
10.Bounty KillerBed Broke Down
11.Frankie Paul & Jah BrilliantWork
12.Elephant ManWar
13.Anthony BGod Above Everything
14.Anthony BStorm Is Over
15.SizzlaSwallowfield
16.SanchezIncomplete
17.Mikey SpiceIt's All in the Game
18.Beres HammondMake Way
19.Beenie ManMagnificent