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Buju and Friends


Download links and information about Buju and Friends by Buju Banton. This album was released in 2004 and it belongs to Electronica, Dancefloor, Reggae, Roots Reggae, Dancehall, Dance Pop genres. It contains 37 tracks with total duration of 02:30:45 minutes.

Artist: Buju Banton
Release date: 2004
Genre: Electronica, Dancefloor, Reggae, Roots Reggae, Dancehall, Dance Pop
Tracks: 37
Duration: 02:30:45
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No. Title Length
1. Bonafide Love (featuring Wayne Wonder) 3:54
2. Who Say (featuring Beres Hammond) 3:51
3. Little More Time (featuring Beres Hammond) 3:59
4. Wicked Dickie (featuring Nadine Sutherland) 3:49
5. Hotness (featuring Heavy D, The Boyz) 3:52
6. Love Dem Bad (featuring Red Rat) 4:03
7. Teaser (featuring Bounty Killer) 3:48
8. Get It On (featuring Wayne Wonder) 3:29
9. What I'm Gonna Do (featuring Nadine Sutherland) 4:02
10. I Do (featuring Fundisha) 3:48
11. We Set the Principal (featuring Beenie Man) 3:30
12. Ring the Alarm (featuring Tenor Saw) 5:41
13. Watch How You Flex (featuring Ed Robinson) 3:57
14. A So (featuring Tony Rebel) 3:44
15. Weary (featuring Culture) 3:39
16. Hang On (featuring Gregory Isaacs) 3:42
17. I Dare Not Be Ungrateful (featuring Leroy Sibbles) 4:08
18. 54-46 That's My Number (featuring Toots Hibbert) 4:05
19. 23rd Psalm (featuring Morgan Heritage) 5:40
20. Massa God World (featuring Wayne Wonder) 3:55
21. Complaint (featuring Garnett Silk) 3:54
22. Give I Strength (featuring Ras Shiloh) 4:00
23. We Will Be Alright (featuring Luciano) 4:12
24. Mother's Cry (featuring Jahmali) 3:41
25. Sound In the Air (featuring Lms) 4:52
26. Can You Play Some More (featuring Beres Hammond) 4:02
27. My Woman Now (featuring Beres Hammond) 4:06
28. Childish Games (featuring Marcia Griffiths) 3:57
29. Closer (featuring Marcia Griffiths) 3:49
30. Poor Old Man (featuring Stephen Marley) 4:24
31. Want It (featuring Twiggy) 3:55
32. Make My Day (featuring Tony Gold, Brian) 4:59
33. Commitment (featuring Wayne Wonder) 3:15
34. No More Misty Days (featuring Rancid) 3:47
35. Tribal War (featuring Tony Rebel, Brian, Terry Ganzie) 3:44
36. Good Times (featuring Beres Hammond, Fat Joe) 4:24
37. All Will Be Fine (featuring United Sons Of Toil, The, Daughters Choir) 5:08



Jamaican dancehall veteran Buju Banton has featured duets with a wide array of artists on his albums right from the beginning, and this two-disc 33-track compilation from VP Records collects several of them in one convenient package. There's none of the slackness here that brought Banton his first taste of fame (and controversy), and his remarkable (and critically lauded) conversion to socially conscious material is well in evidence. Buju's gruff-voiced DJ stance has always been stronger than his singing side, and these pairings with the likes of Beres Hammond, Toots Hibbert, Garnett Silk, and Gregory Isaacs play to his strengths, as he leaves the singing to the pros and interjects his powerful raps at key junctures. Among the highlights here (and there are plenty) are the steamrolling groove of "Little More Time" with Hammond, the quirky and cautionary "Ring the Alarm" with Tenor Saw, a heartfelt "I Dare Not Be Ungrateful" with Heptones singer and bassist Leroy Sibbles, and a barn-burning version of "54-46 That's My Number" with Toots Hibbert of the Maytals, a pairing that — in hindsight — seems as obvious and natural as the sun and moon. The anthemic "No More Misty Days" with punk-pop group Rancid is surprisingly effective, as is the lovely and soothing "23rd Psalm" with Morgan Heritage. One of the most striking tracks is Banton's duet with the late Garnett Silk on the gorgeous and vital "Complaint." Banton has continually bridged the distance between hardcore dancehall and socially conscious roots reggae, even embracing hip-hop, R&B, and straight pop elements in his music, and as an emblem of positive synthesis, his position in Jamaican music (and internationally) in the 21st century is vital. Dedicated Buju fans may well already have most of the these tracks, but having these songs collected together like this in a single package makes a sprawling testament to Banton's inclusive vision.