Birmingham UK’s Friendly Fire Band returns with a fresh rub a dub riddim album.

Black Cab Riddim is the British version of the timeless Taxi Riddim, with a heavy back beat and unique old school spaced out mixes on each cut, reminiscent of early DJ versions recorded on B side dub versions.

Kicking off the series is veteran Jamaican artist Earl Sixteen, who updates his studio one classic with “As We Come In” about Police taking set on Soundsystem dances.
This is echoed by UK’s whitest veteran MC Cheshire Cat’s ( Luv Injection / Leftfield ) counteraction, “Nuh Badda Mash Up” on the same theme, and the previously released “Tek Weh”, by Friendly Fire Band’s Myki Tuff, with his cautionary tale about herb confiscation.

Owancemus, guitarist and vocalist for Friendly Fire Band, changes the mood with “Woman Dressed in Black” dreaming of mystical love, while rising new sensation Richie Culture (Young Culture Band) sings a melodic ode to his empress in “Queen Of Mine”

To top it up, the Youngest Veteran Jah Mooly (Young Culture Band), who recorded this song at the age of 11, comes with an original rub a dub DJ style full of bims, flashits and ribbits, Friendly Fire Band’s “Black Cab Version ” completes the opus.

 

Credits:

Riddim By Friendly Fire Band:
Drums : Damon “Bongo Damo” Wilding Bass: Ian “Fly” Harper
Keys: Matt “Keys” Graham
Guitars: Robin Giorno

More info/ Socials :

Friendly Fire Band : http://linktr.ee/friendlyfireband

Friendly Fire Music label: http://linktr.ee/friendllyfiremusic