German label and production crew Jugglerz recently released a various artists compilation with an impressive line-up and a hefty 21 cuts. Singers and deejays from no less than eight countries are featured on Jugglerz City, which boasts a tasty mix of released and previously unreleased cuts. It almost has the feel of a cohesive mixtape, but with full tracks and no sound effects.
Jugglerz City gives a great chance of discover fresh one drop and lively dancehall as well as a new generation of singers and deejays since talents like Randy Valentine, Christopher Martin, Bugle, I-Octane, Jemere Morgan, Zagga and RC aka Righteous Child are included. The provide the set with youthful energy and vitality.
The highlights are numerous, but some of the brightest moments are Luciano’s Where Are the Hearts on Reggaemiles riddim, Randy Valentine’s album opener My Team, Miwata’s pulsating Daylight and Christopher Martin’s Is It Love with its underlying infectious keyboard hook.
J Boog does what he does best on Worth My Time – sun-drenched reggae – while Etana shows a different and fiercer side on Money is the Motive. This Beenie Man combination is ska-fueled dancehall turning into a frenzy.
Jugglerz has managed to get the best out of a number of highly talented artists.