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Lovely Jubbly: D Double E's Favourite Music
Aaron Bishop , November 25th, 2020 09:45

D Double E guides Aaron Bishop through the albums that shaped him and how the artists behind them resonated with him from Twista and Mobb Deep to Aaliyah and Shabba Ranks


Shabba Ranks - X-tra Naked
Yeah, come on. Shabba! He’s just got one of them voices. I don’t know where to start with that man there. The swag, even the swag back in the day, man had different swag bruv, different haircut. Them man were looking mad. OG. Shabba man, come on. My parents used to love Shabba. My mum used to listen to Shabba, my dad, he was just everywhere, my whole family used to love Shabba. Buju, Shabba. He was even on a lot of jungle songs. They used to sample his voice a lot man. When I heard him on that ASAP song, I think it was ASAP Ferg [sings some of the song] I was happy when they gave him a bit of light. Shabba’s a don. He’s a lyricist as well don’t ever get it twisted. Like a DMX but in his own way because his voice is there. Them man come in heavy you get me.