Artist / Title : Lazah Current - Welcome To My Resi / Version
Label : Lazer Records      Format : 7" Single      Date : 06-03-2001
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Born in Manchester, Jamaica, Lazah Current emigrated to Canada in 1975 settling in the Toronto area. He had a impressive start in the music industry as one of the original members of Canada's top reggae band Messenjah. He played keyboards and provided background vocals for 12 years and thus was with them as they established their reputation as one of the most popular reggae bands in North America. He also released some singles on his own label and he gained various awards in 1994, 1995 and 1996. At the beginning of 1999 Lazah Current released his fine debut album "Glorious Ride", which features 16 songs showcasing a variety of styles from dancehall to conscious reggae. This critical acclaimed album is now followed by a brand new single entitled "Welcome To My Resi". For this piece the versatile Lazah Current utilizes a singjay style reminiscent of Junior Kelly. He delivers a solid tune over a fine rootical riddim, which is build upon the bassline of Bob Marley "Stir It Up". Lazah Current's vocal and lyrical delivery and the well laid riddim make this single well worth checking out.

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