General Levy needs no introduction, just shout ‘Booyaka booyaka’ at any rave and listen to the roar of the crowd chanting ‘When the General ah pass’. Mix a legend like this with a true Italian underground soldier Bonnot (Multi award winning artist who DJ’s & produces for Dead Prez) and you really can expect music of the highest grade for all Junglist dem. If that wasn’t enough the album also features Serial Killaz, Ed Solo, Ricky Tuff, MissMykela, Numa Crew & DJ Ferro – got your attention now right?
Switching seamlessly between Jungle, Drum & Bass, Drumstep and Dancehall 4WARD is all about Levy celebrating 20 years at the top of his game and with the help of some friends this album really shows what a formidable team Levy & Bonnot are, onwards and 4ward indeed.
Highlights on the album are many from the infectious Jungle vibes of Like A Train & That’s What We Blaze to the match made in heaven collaboration with Jungle kings Serial Killaz on Success to the Drum & Bass banger ‘Jah Alone’. The vibes don’t stop there as Put It Pon Dem (mixed by Jamaican artist/producer Alborosie) & Genuine Woman come correct with a true Dancehall flavor. Amongst the many great future classics we also must mention Playa Hata, a forward thinking Drum & Bass / Dancehall hybrid which really shows the diversity and direction of this album.
20 years on and the legendary General Levy along with Bonnot and friends continue to bring havoc on the dance floor and keep the jungle vibes alive.
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