Synonyms for sizzla or Related words with sizzla
Examples of "sizzla"
Burning Up is the debut roots-style reggae album by
. It was released on September 5, 1995, on the Jamaican label RAS. All songs were written by
and produced by Philip "Fatis" Burrell.
The following list is albums on which the reggae/dancehall musician
has recorded songs with the prominent artists in Judgement Yard, Joseph Shepherd, Bobo David and G-Mac.
In September 2013 he released the album "Contradiction", that featured guest appearances from his son Tarrus,
, and Fantan Mojah.
In February 2010,
travelled to Zimbabwe to perform at the 86th birthday celebration of President Robert Mugabe. There was a near-riot during his performance, including beatings of crowd members by police, causing
to temporarily halt his performance and ask the police to cease the beatings.
was born in Kingston, Jamaica, to devout Rastafari movement parents. Like them
subscribes to the Bobo Ashanti branch of the Rastafari movement. He was raised in August Town, Kingston, Jamaica where he studied mechanical engineering at Dunoon High School.
Kalonji, or simply
(born Miguel Orlando Collins, 17 April 1976) is a reggae musician. He is one of the most commercially and critically successful contemporary reggae artists and is noted for his high number of releases. As of 2014 he has released over 70 solo albums.
Bobo Ashanti is the tenth studio album by Jamaican reggae singer
. It was released on Greensleeves Records on August 31, 2000. The album, written by
and produced by Philip "Fatis" Burrell, peaked at #6 on the "Billboard" top reggae album charts and takes up themes of the Bobo Ashanti branch of the Rastafari movement.
Members of the Rastafari movement accused Tatchell of racism and extremism, saying, "He has gone over way over the top. It's simply racist to put Hitler and
in the same bracket and just shows how far he is prepared to go." Tatchell denies equating
OutRage! have also campaigned against the anti-gay lyrics of certain dancehall stars such as Buju Banton, Elephant Man,
, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man, Vybz Kartel, Baby Cham, Spragga Benz, and Capleton, and rap stars such as Busta Rhymes and Eminem.
had to cancel concert dates due to the protests of OutRage! There has been criticism of this campaign from Rastafarians, who accused Outrage! of racism and extremism, saying they have "gone way over the top. It’s simply racist to put Hitler and
in the same bracket and just shows how far Peter Tatchell is prepared to go."
Burnett's 2004 "Hour" cover story interview with Jamaican dancehall performer
was reported on national newscasts in Canada and made international headlines—including in Jamaica's national newspaper The Jamaica Gleaner—after
told Burnett, "[Homosexuality] is wrong! Once we stoop to sodomites and homosexuals, it is wrong! Wherever I go it is the same thing - burn sodomite, burn battyman. Burn all things that are wrong. Burn it... We must get rid of Sodom and Gomorrah right now." In response to Burnett and British gay activist Peter Tatchell's criticisms,
wrote the 2005 song "Nah Apologize" in which he repeats in the chorus, "Rastaman nah apologize to no batty bwoy!"
Along with universal praise came Sizzla's first nomination for Best International Reggae Artist of the Year at the 1998 MOBO Awards and a place in various magazines' top 100 albums of the year.
has since released several dozen albums, including 1998's "Kalonji" and "Royal Son of Ethiopia" from 1999. 1999 also saw him receive his second MOBO nomination.
remains a constant presence in the reggae charts worldwide. Currently,
has 21 albums that have made it onto the Billboard's Top Reggae Albums music chart, the highest "Words of Truth", reaching the peak position of No. 5.
Freedom Blues is the third album from Jamaican reggae musician Jah Cure. It was released in 2005 and includes contributions from
He has collaborated with numerous artists such as multi-platinum recording artist Juvenile. Also,
, Morgan Heritage, Luciano, Turbulence, Pressure Buss Pipe, and Ishi Dube.
The album features several solo tracks as well as collaborations with several popular artists: Jamaicans
Kalonji & Vybz Kartel, American M.O.P., Trinidadians Patrice Roberts & Nadia Madoo, Japan's Minmi.
has faced backlash due to the anti-gay lyrics in some of his recordings, causing the cancellation of many international concert events.
1 Reggae includes appearances from acts such as Grammy award-winning Jamaican reggae artist Beenie Man,
kalonji and Anthony Que.
Ghetto Life is the second album from Jamaican reggae musician Jah Cure. It was released in 2003 and includes contributions from
and Jah Mason.
began to develop his own style whilst serving his musical apprenticeship with the Caveman Hi-Fi sound system. He has used his music as a vehicle for his message, kickstarting his recording career in 1995 with a release through the Zagalou label, he then teamed up with "Bobby Digital" Dixon for a series of singles. Extensive touring with fellow roots and culture artist Luciano followed, earning
Homer Harris, the same man who named and mentored Buju Banton got him his first break, introduced
to top Jamaican saxophonist Dean Fraser, the musical director for Philip "Fattis" Burrell's Xterminator Family. 1995 marked an important turning point for
when he began working with Fattis. This union led to a run of successful singles and the release of Sizzla's debut album, "Burning Up".
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