YGR releases the English Fire rhythmWednesday, May 20, 2020
English Fire is the latest rhythm project from Young General Records (YGR). It features an array of talent including Christopher Martin, Hot Frass, Shawn Storm, Sikka Rymes, Shane O and newcomer Ajji.
“The name came from the reaction my joint producer Iam Wave and myself got after we put it together. Immediately after sending out the riddim to various artistes, everyone said, 'English, the riddim a fire, enuh'. My alias is English,” explained producer Kevane “English” Thompson.
English Fire features the songs Deals Go Bad (Martin), Slabba Dabba (Shane O), Clean Heart (Sikka Rymes), New Dawg (Ajji), Live Life (Hot Frass) and Update (Shawn Storm).
According to Thompson, the project came together quite .
“It wasn't difficult getting the artistes involved. All the artistes loved the energy and intensity of the riddim. It was also smooth sailing seeing that there is a mutual respect from each artist that I interacted with,” said Thompson.
YGR was established in 2013. Its first rhythm project, Antics, featured Teejay, Quada and Bryka, among others.
Thompson explained how he got into music production.
“My love for music began at age 10 after being around my father Linval Thompson and always seeing him construct musical projects. I however started officially at the age of 12 when I produced my father's last album,” said Thompson.
The elder Thompson is a well-known reggae and dub musician. Among his known hits are Train to Zion and Ease Up.
The English Fire rhythm, which was released yesterday, is distributed by Zojak Worldwide.
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