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King Perry’s Posthumous Groove: Unveiling ‘100lbs of Summer’

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In a surprising yet exhilarating turn of events, the legendary Lee “Scratch” Perry is set to release a posthumous album, titled ‘King Perry,’ and it’s already creating ripples in the music industry. The anticipation is palpable, and the lead single, “100lbs of Summer,” featuring the soulful vocals of London’s R&B sensation Greentea Peng, has only intensified the excitement.

Lee “Scratch” Perry, the maverick dub pioneer who left an indelible mark on the reggae and dub scene, passed away in 2021, leaving fans mourning the loss of a true musical genius. However, the announcement of ‘King Perry’ has reignited the flames of his sonic legacy.

“100lbs of Summer” is a testament to Perry’s boundary-pushing vision, seamlessly blending his signature dub rhythms with Greentea Peng’s sultry voice. The collaboration is a dynamic fusion of past and present, paying homage to Perry’s roots while embracing contemporary sounds. The accompanying remix by the enigmatic Tricky adds an extra layer of intrigue, promising a sonic journey that transcends genres.

This posthumous release not only celebrates Lee “Scratch” Perry’s enduring influence but also introduces his groundbreaking sound to a new generation. As fans eagerly await the full album, “100lbs of Summer” serves as a tantalizing preview of the sonic treasures that ‘King Perry’ is poised to unveil. The legacy lives on, and with each note, Perry’s impact on the music world only deepens.

 

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