Synthdicate presents Rankin Skankin


Synthdicate presents Rankin Skankin

Saturday, May 16, 2020

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New York-based label Synthdicate Music marks their return to the music scene after two years with the release of Rankin Skankin. It was released on May 8.

The 11-song compilation album contains singles by Capleton (Rastafari Guide), Fantan Mojah (Survive), Lutan Fyah (Turning me On), Qshan Deya (Anhilation), Jah Thunder (Black ah Kill Black), and Turbulence (Be my Bonafide).

Artistes for the project were selected by Victor “Dj Future'' Wells and Jason “Firestorm” Bevans, two of the partners in Synthdicate Music.

“All the artistes on the album are Rastamen and all the songs have meaning. Capleton starts off the with Rastafari Guide talking about unity and having positive vibrations. Fantan Mojah and Qshan Deya sing about the times with the coronavirus situation. Lutan Fyah and Turbulence represent for the ladies. So, this album has something for everybody,” said Bevans.

Rankin Skankin is the follow-up to the High Rise rhythm which was the Long Island-based Synthdicate Music's first dancehall effort. Capleton and Fantan Mojah also contributed songs to that beat.

Bevans is from Belize, while Victor Wells, Kerneil Wells, and Dwayne Daniels, the other production principals in the company, are from Trinidad and Tobago.

Synthdicate Music formed in 2016. Prior to High Rise, they released several soca songs for Trinidad Carnival.

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