ReggaeRecord.com
Dub Store Sound Inc.
Online Store for Reggae & Black Music - Reggaerecord.Com

Reggae & Black Music Online Store

Japanese (日本語)English
Currency:

presented by DUB STORE SOUND INC.

Register
Shopping Cart
your shopping cart (US$0.00)
ID: Pass:
Log-in automatically from the next time
home catalog new reggae new bass new all genre other new reggae items discount ranking menu content menu shopping cart my page Used/Vintage (to ReggaeCollector.com) downloads
back TopCatalog → Item description
Bargain Pack for Sale!!
Dub Store Sample Player
Pre-order Upcoming Items Now
Artist Profile
Sizzla
Jan 17, 1976 ~
A forthright and totally committed member of the Bobo Ashanti order and no stranger to controversy Sizzla’s outspoken stance has continued unabated over seventy albums and countless seven inch singles…
>>Featured Page
Real name:
Miguel Orlando Collins
Place of birth:
Jamaica
Kingston
August Town
The preponderance of 'slackness' and gun talk in dancehall music during the eighties eventually led to a revival of 'conscious' lyrics combined with current digital rhythms at the beginning of the following decade. Singers including Admiral Tibet, Yami Bolo and Junior Reid helped pave the way for Garnett Silk, who was not only prodigiously talented but also very successful, and deejays such as Buju Banton, Capleton and Sizzla Kalonji also stepped forward chanting 'cultural' lyrics.

Sizzla was born Miguel Orlando Collins in August Town, Kingston, Jamaica 17th April 1976 into a devout Rastafarian family and, in 1995, he joined the Bobo Ashanti movement. Founded by Prince Emmanuel Charles Edwards in 1958 the sect's adherents are often referred to as Bobo Dreads and are typified by the wearing of long robes, tightly wrapped turbans and carry brooms as a display of cleanliness.

"There's no denying the dignity with which both the men and the women believers hold themselves, or the intensity of the performers who have embraced the religion, and the manner in which they seem in tune with an increasingly larger minority of the dispossessed Kingston youth."
Steve Barrow & Peter Dalton

As a young man Sizzla studied mechanical engineering at Dunoon High School and began deejaying live and direct on Caveman Hi-Fi, an old school apprenticeship, which was to stand him in good stead as his career progressed. From the outset the message in his music was all important and his mission began to take off when he started recording with Phillip 'Fatis' Burrell in 1996. Seven inch Xterminator releases such as 'True God' and 'Kings Of The Earth' and the albums 'Burning Up' and 'Praise Ye Jah' left the listener in no doubt where Sizzla was coming from. The 'Black Woman & Child' album for Bobby Digital(Bobby Dixon)'s Digital B label the following year consolidated his reputation and heralded the arrival of a significant new talent on the world stage. It is now regarded as a key release in 'conscious' reggae's Rasta renaissance. To describe Sizzla's output as prolific would be a serious understatement and, as well as continuing to record for Fatis and Bobby Digital, he also cut classic sides for Beres Hammond's Harmony House set up including 'King In This Jungle' and 'Live And Give Praise' and The Fire House Crew with 'Like Mountain'. In order to gain full artistic independence and freedom, he established his own Kalonji Records based in a recording studio and community centre, Judgement Yard, in August Town, Kingston which has become an important focal point for ghetto youth from all over Jamaica.

Inspired and inspiring the success and content of Sizzla's records, with both the traditional reggae audience and the crossover audience too, has attracted much mainstream media attention. He is reluctant to give interviews and has maintained his distance from the press but the tribulations of his career have been well documented over the last decade. A number of his overseas concerts have been cancelled due to alleged "hatred against homosexuals" and in 2004 he was barred from touring the UK, in 2007 concerts in Canada were cancelled, and in 2008, 2009 and 2010 several concerts in Germany were called off "after public protests". Despite Kalonji Muzik issuing a statement stating "that Sizzla abides by the laws of every country that he performs in and is not trying to invoke or incite violence against anyone" Sizzla was denied a visa for a proposed tour of the USA in November 2013.

One of Jamaica's most original reality chanters his talent is as prodigious as his work rate and he has now released over forty five albums where his lyrics consistently reflect his unwavering stand and "Sizzla maintains his stance that he is an artist using his creative expression and freedom of speech but will speak out against injustice where he sees it".

Sources:
Steve Barrow & Peter Dalton: The Rough Guide To Reggae (Third Edition) Rough Guides Limited 2004
US Bars Sizzla Jamaica Observer 19th November 2013
 
Related artist(s):
Anthony B
Luciano
Yami Bolo
Capleton
Junior Kelly
Beres Hammond
Label Profile
Xterminator
>>Show additional info
 
Hit title(s)
CD Best Of Luciano - Xterminator
¥2180
No Stock
LP Praise Ye Jah - Xterminator US
¥1980
remove from cartadd this item into cart
vinyl 7" In This Together - Xterminator
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Never Dis The Man - Xterminator
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Taking Over - Xterminator US
¥600
No Stock
vinyl 7" Ulterior Motive - Xterminator
¥600
No Stock
vinyl 7" Nutten Nuh Go - Xterminator
¥399
remove from cartadd this item into cart
vinyl 7" Praise Ye Jah - Xterminator
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Sweep Over My Soul - Xterminator
¥600
No Stock
vinyl 7" Stand Tall - Xterminator
¥600
No Stock
vinyl 7" Sweet Life - Xterminator
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Hot Stepper - Xterminator
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" How Can You - Xterminator
¥600
No Stock
>>Best seller(s)
 
Hit rhythm(s)
In This Together
Stealing
 
Related label(s):
Star Trail
Digital B
Fire House Crew
Vena
Artist Index
Label Index
Rhythm Index
Producer Index

インフォメーション

会員登録
First Time?
Mail Magazine Sample
Ranking Menu
Reggae Music Rare Collector's & Vintage Record Online Store
Reggae Music Rare Collector's & Vintage Record Online Store
Shipping
Bargain Pack
Fam's
Contact Us
phone: +81-3-5389-1423
email:
more>>details
Business Hours
11:00-19:00 JST
(Monday to Friday)
Japan Standard Time (JST) is
9 hours ahead of
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+9:00).
JST = GMT+9:00
Description of item
[All Items] → [7"] → [Dancehall 2000's] → [Conscious Ragga '00-'08] → [Sizzla]
No Stock
listen
vinyl 7" 7"
Sizzla
Taking Over
Xterminator US
Taking Over
¥600 (US$5.61)
Rating: 1234
Genre: Dancehall 2000's
Sub Genre: Conscious Ragga '00-'08
Produced by: Phillip 'Fatis' Burrell
Approx. year: 2000
Date added: Feb 17, 2001
Date re-stocked: Mar 3, 2014
Country: USA
Catalog number: VPS 8621
Music type: Roots & Culture B: Dub
You want to...
add this to want list
put this into my favourites
tell a friend
View Cart
Back
>>List all items by Artist: Sizzla
Add to My artist
>>List all items by Label: Xterminator
Add to My label
>>List all items by Rhythm Track: Taking Over
Add to My rhythm
>>List all items by Producer: Phillip 'Fatis' Burrell
SIDE A:
listen Taking Over
SIDE B:
listen Version (Taking Over)
Customers who bought this item also bought:
Morgan Heritage, LMS - We Will Make It
Morgan Heritage, LMS
We Will Make It (7")
Xterminator US
Luciano, Sizzla - Build A Better World
Luciano, Sizzla
Build A Better World (7")
Fire House Crew
Janet Kay - Loving You
Janet Kay
Loving You (7")
All Tone UK
Luciano - Give Praise
Luciano
Give Praise (7")
VP US
Johnny P - Buddy Bye
Johnny P
Buddy Bye (7")
Nura
Best seller(s) in this genre, same format:
Luciano - Give Praise
Luciano
Give Praise (7")
VP US
Buju Banton - Laid To Rest
Buju Banton
Laid To Rest (7")
Penthouse
Anthony B - Police
Anthony B
Police (7")
John John
Ranking Joe - One Jah
Ranking Joe
One Jah (7")
Education EU
Anthony Cruz - Tonight
Anthony Cruz
Tonight (7")
Real Music
Best seller(s) in this genre, other formats:
Junior Kelly, Bounty Killer, Capleton - Good, The Bad & The Blazing
Junior Kelly, Bounty Killer, Capleton
Good, The Bad & The Blazing (CD)
Minor 7 Flat 5 US
Sizzla, Luciano, Yami Bolo, Anthony B - 4 Rebels
Sizzla, Luciano, Yami Bolo, Anthony B
4 Rebels (LP)
VP US
Chezidek - Rising Sun
Chezidek
Rising Sun (LP)
VP US
Norris Man - Better Your Soul
Norris Man
Better Your Soul (LP)
Jah Scout
Uwe Banton - Jah Roots
Uwe Banton
Jah Roots (CD)
MKZWO Records EU
This artist's best seller(s):
Sizzla - Away From The Violence
Sizzla
Away From The Violence (7")
Irie Ites EU
Sizzla - Lover's Paradise
Sizzla
Lover's Paradise (7")
First Name/Buyreggae EU
Sizzla - No Pain
Sizzla
No Pain (7")
Kalonji
Sizzla - Kings Of The Earth
Sizzla
Kings Of The Earth (7")
Xterminator
Ziggy Marley - Exodus
Ziggy Marley
Exodus (7")
7 Star Remix EU
This label's best seller(s):
Luciano - Best Of Luciano (2 LP)
Luciano
Best Of Luciano (2 LP) (LP)
Xterminator US
Sizzla - Brand New
Sizzla
Brand New (7")
Xterminator US
 
 
 
This producer's best seller(s):
Ricky Chaplin, Lukie D - Ha Fi Go On
Ricky Chaplin, Lukie D
Ha Fi Go On (7")
Xterminator
Cocoa Tea - Isreal King
Cocoa Tea
Isreal King (7")
Xterminator
Sizzla - Kings Of The Earth
Sizzla
Kings Of The Earth (7")
Xterminator
Luciano - Best Of Luciano (2 LP)
Luciano
Best Of Luciano (2 LP) (LP)
Xterminator US
Chezidek - Rising Sun
Chezidek
Rising Sun (LP)
VP US
Related accessories:
Card Sleeve - 7" Craft Card QTY. 100
Card Sleeve
7" Craft Card QTY. 100
Face To Face JPN
Spindle Adapter - 7" Aluminum Bermuda
Spindle Adapter
7" Aluminum Bermuda
45 Central UK
Card Sleeve - 7" Black Card
Card Sleeve
7" Black Card
Import England
Card Sleeve - 7" Black Card
Card Sleeve
7" Black Card
Import USA
Paper Sleeve - 7" White without Hole QTY. 100
Paper Sleeve
7" White without Hole QTY. 100
Import England
Customer review
♦ No customer review has been written about this item yet.

Write a review*
Rating*
Superb
Very good
Good
Fair
Disappointing
E-mail address (won't be shown to public)
Handle
Location

All Fields with * must be filled in.
You want to...
add this to want list
put this into my favourites
tell a friend
View Cart
Back
Privacy Policy About This Site Site Map About Us Help
  Copyright (C) 2014 DUB STORE SOUND INC.