Run The Riddim: The Untold Story Of '90's Dancehall

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Run The Riddim: The Untold Story Of '90's Dancehall - Marvin Sparks

Remember when dancehall riddims were king? Run the Riddim: The Untold Story of '90s Dancehall to the World is the first definitive story of the golden era. Told through seminal riddims, Marvin Sparks explores the sound origins, identity, tragedies, triumphs and lasting legacy. Read about the rise and importance of Buju Banton, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man, Lady Saw, Garnett Silk, Sizzla, Steely & Clevie, Dave Kelly, Tony “CD” Kelly, Danny Browne, Red Rat, Baby Cham, Sean Paul and many more.

Marvin Sparks- a lifelong dancehall student - weaves lived experiences and observations across 300 pages. In addition, the book contains quotes from over 30 recorded conversations with founding producers, prominent artists, well-known DJs and other industry figures who share memories and personal stories.