My Xperience

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My Xperience
My Xperience.jpg
Studio album by Bounty Killer
Released September 17, 1996
Genre Dancehall, reggae fusion
Length 72:40
Label VP
Bounty Killer chronology
No Argument
(1995)
My Xperience
(1996)
Ghetto Gramma
(1997)

My Xperience is a reggae album by Jamaican dancehall performer Bounty Killer, released in 1996 (see 1996 in music). Bounty Killer was one of dancehall's biggest stars in the 1990s and his harsh hip hop-influenced songs made him a controversial figure. Most of the songs on My Xperience are morose tales of poverty and violence.

The album was listed in the 1999 book The Rough Guide: Reggae: 100 Essential CDs.[1]

Reception[edit]

The AllMusic review by Alex Henderson awarded the album 4.5 stars stating "Those who aren't big dancehall fans may find the hip-hop-influenced CD hard to get into; those who are heavily into it will find a lot to admire on My Xperience, which contains major dancehall hits like "Living Dangerously" and "Virgin Island." A variety of guests join Bounty—everyone from the Fugees on "Hip-Hopera" to reggae singer Barrington Levy on "Living Dangerously" to hardcore rapper Jeru the Damaja on "Suicide or Murder." Granted, dancehall has its limitations and can wear thin after awhile [sic], but even so, My Xperience makes for an exhilarating listen.".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fed Up" (Dunbar/Dunbar/Price/Shakespeare/Williams)
  2. "The Lord Is My Light and Salvation" (Price/Wellington/Williams)
  3. "Hip-Hopera" (with The Fugees)
  4. "Guns & Roses" (with Anthony Malvo and Red Rose)
  5. "Mama [Scare Dem Version]" (Price/Yebuah)
  6. "Change Like the Weather" (with Busta Rhymes and Junior Reid)
  7. "War Beyond the Stars" (Browne/Price/Steely/Williams)
  8. "Living Dangerously" (with Barrington Levy)
  9. "War Face (Ask Fi War)" [Remix] (with Raekwon)
  10. "Marathon (To Chicago)" (Price/Yebuah)
  11. "Revolution, Pt. 3" (with Beenie Man and Dennis Brown)
  12. "Gun Down" (Jazzwad/Price/Riley/Williams)
  13. "Mi Nature" (Dunbar/Price/Shakespeare/Wiliams)
  14. "Virgin Island" (Jazzwad/Price/Yebuah)
  15. "Who Send Dem" (Jazzwad/Price/Tee Tee Mouse/Yebuah)
  16. "Seek God [Remix]" (with Junior Reid)
  17. "Maniac" (with Richie Stephens)
  18. "Suicide or Murder" (with Jeru the Damaja)
  19. "Benz & Bimma" (Dunbar/Price/Shakespeare/Williams)
  20. "My Experience" (Jazzwad/Price/Yebuah)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrow, Steve & Dalton, Peter (1999) Reggae: 100 Essential CDs, Rough Guides, ISBN 1-85828-567-4
  2. ^ a b Henderson, A. Allmusic Review accessed August 15, 2012