Release Date - 22nd February 2019
I’VE SEEN, Oku Onuora’s new album is slated to be released February 22, 2019 on the Swiss based Fruits Records label. The album was produced by Dr. T and Fruits Records.
Oku Onuora, Dub Poet extraordinaire is known for his hard hitting socio-political commentaries fussed with potent musical accompaniment is at it again. This new album alternates between a cappella poems and poems fussed with powerful riddims performed in the purest Jamaican tradition by the musicians of The 18th Parallel, to which is added Doctor’s T modern electronic touch.
In 2013 after withdrawal for over a decade from the poetry/music scene, Oku signaled that his re-emergency was in full effect with the release of A MOVEMENT; featuring Monthly Alexander, Sly and Robbie, Audrey Hall, Jawara. This was followed up by the vinyl single release YESTERDAY, TODAY, TOMORROW in 2015. Then there was a reissue of the seminal REFLECTION IN RED in 2016 and in 2018 came the reissue of the compilation album I A TELL DUBWIZE... & OTHERWISE.
February 22, 2019 is the launch date for the Word/music missile I’VE SEEN. Be prepared for a word, music fallout that has never before been heard. This album will delight both specialists and genre enthusiasts.
a1. Oku Onuora - I've Seen
a2. Oku Onuora - Wordsoun
a3. Oku Onuora - Don't Like It
a4. Oku Onuora - Seed Burst
a5. Oku Onuora - Madda
a6. Oku Onuora - Black Spectacle
a7. Oku Onuora - Dubword Warrior
a8. Oku Onuora - The City At Night
b1. Oku Onuora - If Not Now
b2. Oku Onuora - Scene
b3. Oku Onuora - Fuel For Fire
b4. Oku Onuora - Then Beloved
b5. Oku Onuora - Still
b6. Oku Onuora - Escaping The Blues
b7. Oku Onuora - Jamaica
b8. Oku Onuora - Fish Head Story