The best Canada has to offer in reggae and dancehall music have teamed up to give Slow Joy to their fans with the fast-rising new compilation that’s been gaining credence across the industry.
Produced by Dami Knight and D1 Productions, the Slow Joy Riddim offers a variety of concepts and messages backed by calming instrumentals creating an island vibe so real, it makes you imagine you’re walking along any beach or hot spot along the Caribbean. The project is reminiscent of any vintage Don Corleon-produced reggae compilation, taking listeners on a journey, whether the song is about a hard road or on a path to love.
Reigning Juno award winner for Reggae Recording of the Year, Kafinal gets real on the issue of domestic violence with Let Her Go as he tells abusers, ‘don’t beat her then say sorry, that don’t make it right.’ Fellow Juno winner, Blessed gives thanks for the main lady in his life as won’t let No Side Chick come into his life and ruin his family.
Fast-rising recording artiste, Dudsymil who’s captivating the airwaves with singles such as Wip Dem (featuring Faze) and Level, goes from Country to Town looking for the best ganja he can get his hands on. Dami Knight tells us of the Changes he’s going through in his life, while Mel Dubé, PierrePressure and Melissa Rose represent the 416 well as they give the 411 on a range of issues, from life lessons to carnal abuse to spirituality.
Slow Joy also features Anguillan-born singer and former West Indies cricketer, Omari Banks, who insists a special lady he has met is not a one-day fantasy, but his everyday love as they are More Than Friends. A sensual video for the single can be viewed on YouTube via Reggaeville.
The Slow Joy Riddim has been well-received all over, including Jamaica where DJ Kenny and DJ Don Kingston have been rotating it repeatedly. DJ Kenny has the compilation featured on his Slow Joy Reggae Dancehall Mix, which is available for your listening pleasure on YouTube and Soundcloud.
This hot new release is also available on iTunes.