Warrior Queen and The Heatwave
Soul Jazz Records
New killer dancehall bomb from Warrior Queen on Soul Jazz Records! Warrior Queen is one of the most in-demand vocalists on the dubstep, dancehall and grime scenes at present. She has released records with Skream, The Bug, Kode9, DJ Zinc and many more (on labels such as Rephlex, Soul Jazz, Hyperdub, Tempa, Casual and more). Warrior Queen began her career in Jamaica, MCing on her uncles soundsystem in Kingston and quickly elevating to releasing dancehall tracks on the Penthouse label. Since first releasing records in the UK she has worked with some of the finest underground producers in the country. Her previous release on Soul Jazz Records was as Ladybug (with Kevin Martin, AKA The Bug) with “Them A Bomb We”, about the 7th of July Tube bombings. This new track “Things Change” is about the politics of life between Jamaica and the UK. Heatwave’s original productions and re-mixes have previously been released on their own Scandal Bag, Punchline and Heatwave labels including their infamous DJ-friendly dancehall versions of Kelis’s “Trick Me” and Lily Allen’s “LDN”. Warrior Queen’s “Thing Change” is taken from the forthcoming “An England Story”, a history of UK MC culture featuring an incredible array of Dancehall/Hip-Hop/Grime MCs over the last 25 years with artists such as Roots Manuva, General Levy, Estelle, London Posse, Stush, Tippa Irie, Warrior Queen and many, many more.