Exclusive Interview With Sly & Robbie
Please tell our readers who you are and what you do?
Sly = I play and program drums
Robbie = I play bass and guitar
we produce music for everyone, from Bob Dylan to Abyssinians, Peter Tosh, Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer, Sean Paul, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Grace Jones, Black Uhuru, Joe Cocker, Bitty McLean, Junior Natural, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Mayer Hawthorne, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, No Doubt, Nils Petter Molvaer, and about 2000 other artists
Overall we’ve played on more than 50,000 tracks
How would you describe your style and genre?
Reggae, Dancehall, Funk, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Arabic, you name it
Who are your biggest influences and idols … and why? Do you have any idols? Are you a super fan of anyone? (Dead or alive, musician or non-musician)
Sly – Lloyd Knibbs from the Skatalites
Robbie – Familyman Barrett from ther Wailers
What´s new right now? What should our readers know about that is coming up from you?
Junior Natural’s “Militant” album is about to drop
check this track out
Many more projects: a Funk album mixed by disco and funk legend John Morales, Brinsley Forde from Aswad, dub releases, and a lot more!
We meet again in one year. What has changed?
go on the road, produce great music to offer to the public, facebook, twitter, etc…