Good Times' percussive pulse seldom masks the fact that the riddim's melodic and versatile. Anthony B. comes with one of the strongest cuts, but even his powerful "High Roller" takes a back seat to Spectacular's exceptional "Ghetto Rollin'." Our locals display great promise -- in particular, Sparticus' dissonant title cut, which skillfully blends the genre's hopeful vibe with an aura of melancholy. Willpower's a real wordsmith, and his "I Know" delivers its ironic lyrics playfully. And Sunshade, a rising young talent, serves up "Tell Me Why" in a welcome original voice.
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