Kingston 5 Productions is an independent Record Label based in the Kingston 5 area of Kingston Jamaica.
Kingston 5 Productions have embarked upon a journey which will have them being recognized and respected for producing pure conscious roots rock reggae music to include the Studio One type of flavor. An affiliate of Signature Music Group, the Management and Production Team have analyzed the music being produced and played by today’s generation and have decided to placed emphasis on the type and quality of music which is considered to be the foundation of Jamaica’s Music and Culture, hence the birth of Kingston 5 Productions.
Roots Rock Reggae Showcase Vol.1 is the first official release from the Kingston 5 Productions Label, a fourteen track album which comprises twelve artistes, a mixture of veterans and young artistes who gave their individual renditions of this well produced album, to which the listener is treated with two different versions at the end of the collection.
It was in 1968 that the original riddim “You Don’t Care” was made by Tommy McCook and The Supersonics and made famous by The Techniques, in the year 2000 it was resurrected by Bobby Digital and featured hit tunes “Grab Yuh Lass” by Mickey Spice & Louie Culture, and “What We Need Is Love” by Morgan Heritage.
In 2012, twelve years later, Kingston 5 Productions, have re-introduced the riddim made of live instrument and features artistes such as Eddie Fitzroy, Little John, Pad Anthony, Junior Vibes, Patrick Andy, Super Blacks, Dane Spice (Mikey Spice Brother), Sattelite (Garnet Silk sound-alike) and more.
1. Sattelite – Where Is The Love
2. Patrick Andy – Away With Your Poverty
3. Dane Spice – It’s Working Time
4. Junior Vibes – Say You Want Me
5. Pad Anthony – She Gone
6. Super Blacks – Good Old Days
7. Eddie Fitzroy – Too Much Gunshots
8. Little John – Ready Fi Done Dem Again
9. Fyah Spryng – Universal Love
10. Emanuel Stain – Under His Wings
11. Texas Ranger – Words Of My Mouth
12. Vibes Matrixxx – Bring Back The Love
13. Showcase Rub A Dub
14. Showcase Instrumental