How to be a Reggae Selector

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Tips on how to be a good reggae dancehall sound system selector.

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KING AP SOUND | REGGAE LOVER PODCAST # 153

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THIS REGGAE LOVER EPISODE FEATURES A LEGENDARY ATL SOUND SYSTEM SELECTOR, FADDA JINX of KING AP SOUND.

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  • 0:56 – Early history of King Apocalypse
  • 9:43 – Meeting Marc Stewart, doing college radio, and getting bookings
  • 10:39 – Preparing to be a hardcore selector by cutting foundation dubs
  • 11:50 – Process of building a dub box in the late ’90s
  • 13:40 – Competition and being able to defend yourself at any time when playing out
  • 15:49 – Voicing the big bad Super Cat dubplate
  • 20:09 – Expanding to incorporate King AP’s Connecticut branch
  • 24:27 – Doing more sound clashes in the future
  • 33:20 – 1990s soundclash versus today
  • 35:58 – The most well attended ATL sound clash
  • 43:22 – Team Torment family
  • 47:11 – Events: Beer Vibes (ATL) & Jouvert (CT); Reggaematic carnival band

Follow King AP on Twitter and Instagram @KingAPSound @faddajinx. For bookings contact (678) 923-1981 or kingapmusic@gmail.com.

This episode was sponsored by DOGS420 and featured analog style instrumental, Körsbär (Cherry) by Hans Majestät from Sweden featured on 2019 album Frukt, Vol. 1.

The Reggae Lover theme music was produced by ĀGARD out of Brooklyn, NYC.

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Sound System Chat with Webba

Once one of Kingston’s most sought after selectors, Webba talks about his time playing some of Jamaica’s top sound systems including Stone Love, Metro Media, Black Stone, and African Star.

Once one of Kingston's most sought after selectors, Webba talks about his time playing some of Jamaica's top sound systems including Stone Love, Metro Media, Black Stone, and African Star.  We talk about how he got his start in music, why he transitioned to promoting reggae events, and more. Catch all the stories and insights in this fun Reggae Lover interview.

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We talk about how he got his start in music, why he transitioned to promoting reggae events, and more. Catch all the stories and insights in this fun Reggae Lover interview.

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2 Legendary Jamaican Deejays

Nicodemus and Early B are legendary dancehall stars that were active from the late 70’s until the 90s.

Listen to this tribute mix and learn more about these two bad deejays that inspired the next generation of Jamaican artists.

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Listen for a cool vibe and a Dancehall sound system culture education. This is a labor of love for me. If you respect it, rate it, review it, like it, repost it, share it. The world should know.

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Dash Eye from Tribe of Kings Tells Why He Became a Reggae Selector

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Reggae Lover Podcast Episode 96 | Interview: Dash Eye

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On this episode, I talk to Dash Eye, the selector from Tribe of Kings sound system, host of the Dash-A-Fire Podcast, and representative of Vegan in San Diego, to find out when and how he fell in love with reggae music.

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