Kalbata Feat. Warrior Queen
Soul Jazz Records
Heavyweight dubstep dancehall digital bomb featuring Warrior Queen! Warrior Queen is one of the most in-demand dubstep vocalists working in the UK today. The line-up of producers she has worked with make for a who’s who of Dubstep, dancehall and drum ‘n’ bass scenes: 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 uncle’s 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 and “Things Change” (with Heatwave), a song about the politics of life between Jamaica and the UK. Her lyrics, a unique commentary on contemporary London life, place her at the cutting-edge of UK music today. As part of the fast expanding global family of Dubstep, Kalbata is 26 year old israeli-born producer/DJ Ariel Tagar who now lives and works between Tel Aviv and London. Kalbata has many releases to his name including remixes of the likes of London Wiley-grime collective Roll Deep, Fat Freddys Drop and US hip-hop artist Spank Rock. This is his first release on Soul Jazz Records and is shortly followed by a new collaboration with original 80s UK dancehall artist Clapper Priest.