Hott-Est! Busy Signal’s Toppa Top Tunes

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September 26, 2012

“Black Belt”


As I said in my Fader columnn Ghetto Palms back when “Black Belt” dropped: “Busy again sets the standard for matching lyrics and concepts in dancehall on this little-known gem, stuttering and chopping up syllables hibachi-styleโ€”โ€œBone crush out like a fockin hippopotamus / so we rise the sh-sh-shotty fussโ€โ€”over a minimal RZA meets Dave Kelly track made almost solely from kung fu sound effects.” Yeah, it’s like that.โ€”Eddie STATS Houghton