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GCD 8903 Yellowman

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Tracks:

1. Intro by McBarry 'Boogieman' Gordon (1:42)
2. Jah Made Us For A Purpose (2:00)
3. Reggae Sunsplash/Herb Man Special (3:20)
4. Jamaica Proud of Me/Me Too Sexy (2:45)
5. I Goin' To Laugh Off Them (1:50)
6. Me Have Too Much Woman (4:25)
7. Soldiers Take Over/No More Army Life (2:50)
8. Gunman/Gunman Connection (3:50)
9. Love Letter (2:40)
10. Mr. Chin/Mr. Wong (3:45)
11. Get Me To The Family Court In Time (2:44)
12. Sit Under You (3:33)

Buy this CD for $11.00 (Regular price $14.00)

He was born Winston Foster and is an albino, something that made life difficult growing up as albino's are considered outcasts in Jamaica. Rather than be consumed by this, he became charismatic and outgoing, marketing himself as Jamaica's newest sex symbol. With his witty, blindingly rapid-fire, erotic rap explicitly describing his bedroom prowess, he had little trouble convincing his audiences of the early '80s.

Soon he was known as "Mr. Sexy." He soon proved himself able to out slack the rudest toasters in town. This has earned him considerable criticism from those who find much of Yellowman's bawdy repartee irresponsible and damaging even though it is often spoken with tongue firmly in cheek.

Sandra Brennan, All Music Guide

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