ZION I KINGS – MASH DOWN RIDDIM
Zion I Kings are back to glorify the King through music, once again with the Mash Down Riddim. The 9th installment in the Zion I Kings Riddim series. Mash Down is a fun, modern, funkified and driving take on the vibes that Sly & Robbie and Black Uhuru brought us in the roots reggae heydays of the late 70’s and early 80’s sound, laced with the modern, “HD Roots” sounds of today, Mash Down Riddim is sure to please reggae fanatics on any station, platform or festival show this season and beyond. With a host of contemporary reggae’s finest massaging the track into thier very own testimony of Rastafari culture.
The first track off the Mash Down riddim, Lloyd Brown’s “Forward” is a salute to the indomitable spirit of Jah, stepping through Babylon, not looking back and keeping it moving, Forward.
Artists like Akae Beka, Lutan Fyah , Medisun, Clatta Bumboo, Pressure Busspipe, The Movement and more have all blessed this riddim with fine style and lyrical prowess. The riddim title based on the original take from Blakkamoore on “Mash Down Georgetown” with his ode to his homeland of Guyana, the Mash Down riddim serves up solid songs, through and through.