Tony Rebel Meets Garnett Silk in a Dancehall Conference

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Tony Rebel Meets Garnett Silk in a Dancehall Conference
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ReleasedJanuary 1, 1994 (1994-01-01)
Genre Reggae, lovers rock, roots reggae, dancehall
Label Heartbeat Records
Producer Derrick Morgan, Chris Wilson
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Tony Rebel Meets Garnet Silk in a Dancehall Conference

Tony Rebel Meets Garnett Silk in a Dancehall Conference is a collaboration studio album, by Tony Rebel and Garnett Silk. It was the second and final collaboration album between the two.


Track listing

All tracks are written by P. Barrett & G. Smith except "Killing Me Softly".

No.TitlePerforming artistLength
1."Jak & Jam Up" Garnett Silk 3:25
2."Hurry Up and Come Deejay's" Tony Rebel 3:34
3."Help the Poor and Needy" (ft. Tony Rebel)Garnett Silk5:06
4."Good Instruction"Tony Rebel3:35
5."Killing Me Softly With Her Song" (Roberta Flack cover)Garnett Silk4:28
6."Where Do The Broken Hearts Go?"Garnett Silk3:45
7."A No Nothing"Garnett Silk3:42
8."Dancehall Principal" (ft. Tony Rebel)Garnett Silk3:45
9."I Am A Musician"Garnett Silk3:27
10."Can't Tek It Inna Jail"Tony Rebel3:31
11."Yu See The Girls Dem" (ft. Anthony Selassie)Garnett Silk3:36
12."Killing Me Softly With Her Song" (Soul Mix)Garnett Silk4:28
13."Hasty Dub"Garnett Silk4:29
14."Dub Instruction"Garnett Silk4:16
15."Killer Dub"Garnett Silk4:26
16."Dub Hearted"Garnett Silk3:42
17."A No Dub"Garnett Silk3:33
18."Musical Dub"Garnett Silk3:26
19."Prisoners Dub"Garnett Silk3:18


AllMusic gave the album a very positive review along with 4.5 stars stating: [1]

"Garnett Silk has a booming, yet engaging and soulful voice, which he can also lower effectively. Tony Rebel is in the harsh, attacking, booming class alongside Buju Banton. While they're similar in their abilities to dominate an arrangement, there's enough disparity to make their duets delightful."


Billboard also gave a fairly positive review saying that [2]

"The exquisite singer-to-be [Silk] emerges on the cover of "Killing Me Softly," the sweet voice breaking through in all its glory" "Rebel already exhibits the maturity of the veteran toaster, which he is, although true recognition would not arrive until he moved on to Pavement the following year. Still, tracks like "Can't Tek It Inna Jail," with its rapid fire raps spewing across the grooves, showcases the verbal barrage that would send him racing up the charts" "The pair's duets are a potent reminder of their powerful live assaults; now Rebel's machine gun toasts, which pepper the platter, are met by Silk's sweet sing-song vocals, which warm the wax" " This is talent in its purest state, still solidifying and maturing, but already palpable in its presence, and a welcome addition to both artists' canons"

Jo-Ann Green of Billboard magazine

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  1. Wynn, Ron. "Tony Rebel Meets Garnett Silk in a Dancehall Conference - Garnett Silk : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-10-03.
  2. "Tony Rebel Meets Garnett Silk in a Dancehall Conference - review". Retrieved 2012-10-03.