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I did the same thing in a modern way using samples – for example, Oh Carolina sampled Duane Eddy’s Peter Gunn and Mr Boombastic sampled Marvin Gaye’s Let’s Get It On.
Integrating what was familiar, accepted and popular created a ‘diluted’ form of a new Jamaican sound that could cross over more easily.
His record includes a Grammy, eight number 1 hits, twelve international top ten singles and two multi-platimum albums, one of which is the only diamond-selling reggae album, Hot Shot.
He burst onto the scene in 1993 with a remix of the ska classic Oh Carolina, but it was Boombastic that launched his international career in 1995.
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