Album review

Sizzla - Ghetto Revolution

Unless Gareth Gates is keeping a very big secret, MOBO-nominated Sizzla is one of the few followers of the Bobo Ashanti rasta faith to have had a single playlisted on Radio 1. His fusion of hardcore dancehall with blissed-out, roots-conscious culture has earned Sizzla respect internationally, and this Fatis Burrell-produced album will finally disprove the theory that reggae's been dead in the water since the early-'80s.

Rating: 4 / 10


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