Rebel With A Cause is the seventh studio album from U.S. Virgin Islands reggae ambassador Pressure, aka Pressure Busspipe.
Pressure’s second LP for St Croix-based I Grade Records pairs him once more with the label’s in-house production unit Zion I Kings, sonic architects of his acclaimed 2014 album The Sound. Featuring appearances from reggae all-stars Sizzla, Protoje, Jah9, Kabaka Pyramid, Anthony B and Akae Beka as well as rap icon Redman and Virgin Islands hitmakers R City (of “Locked Away” fame), Rebel With A Cause incorporates a broad palette of sounds from dub and sample-driven hip-hop to soul and jazz, while taking listeners on a meditative journey through topics ranging from spirituality and romance to personal health.
Album out today here and all major digital platforms!!!
I Gade Dub is a live dub mixing sound system based in St. Croix, VI. Dub mixer Laurent "Tippy I" Alfred performs live dub mixing of songs and riddims from his vast catalog of productions. Since launching I Grade Records in 2001, Tippy I has produced, recorded and mixed over 30 albums with a range of roots reggae artists including Midnite, Pressure, Lutan Fyah, Dezarie, Niyorah, Perfect Giddimani, Glen Washington, the Nazarenes, Cornel Campbell, Toussaint, Danny I, Army, Abja and many others. I Grade Dub recordings and performances also draw upon the collective works of the Zion I Kings - a house of labels/producers (Zion High Productions, I Grade Records & Lustre Kings). I Grade Dub brings the heavyweight word, sound and power to the forefront of the dub experience.
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