3 THE GHETTO PART 2
Randy’s Record Store by Victoria Park is definitely Downtown. In fact it wavers on the border between urban respectability and the disorder of the ghetto. The area around the shop serves as congregation ground for the world’s most picky reggae audience.
Tapper Zukie: Oh Lord, single, 1978. Recorded at Channel One, mixed at King Tubby's by Prince Jammy, ridim by
So much happened. So many reggae
artists and musicians, bands, producers, DJs, so much pressure, so much
competition. The way I remember it, however, Tapper Zukie ruled the streets
that summer. Maybe I remember it all wrong. Maybe this sound bu "Tappa" only
lasted slightly longer than the average week or two. But I do remember how
the young girls moved graciously to his divine lyrics: "The sista dem a
model in-a shorts. Oh Lord!"