LION D - ALERT
Billie Jean Riddim
Lion D strikes again with another banger !
The song is on Irie Ites classic instrumental : Billie Jean riddim and brings a social commentary on the state of the world ! A solid reggae song with a hip-hop feel that proves once again that Lion D is one of the hope of the european Reggae scene !
The sound of Reggae is widely recognised because of its acoustically formed bass and drum downbeat, and its offbeat rhythm section. With such a diversity in style it is also considered complex enough to attract progressively minded musicians. A music that has a strong association with dance covering a variety of styles while also offering a background beat for those sharing Biblical chants of Zion.
It is hard to ignore Reggae’s influence and how it interacts with our day-to-day lives. Shared as background music for films and advertising driving its heavy bass lines literally felt wherever rock and pop are played. Reggae has an affinity with mainstream British pop; recognised within the hip-hop culture and considered “cool” by those with no connection to Jamaica.
As lovers of reggae my aim is to build a community of reggae followers that can share thoughts, news, events as listeners, artists, DJ’s and hosts.