Q: WHO IS JAH BILLAH?
A: Jah Billah is a lo-fi* digital Dub Ambassador. Man A Dub Versionist.
Q: WHAT IS DUB?
A: Dub is Sellasie I singing in the wind. Dub is ghost of Marcus Garvey . Dub is The Scientist rewiring and Lee Scratch Perry mooing.**
Dub is fusion of intuition and technology.***
Dub is at once invocation of the Most High and exorcism of opression.
Q: WHAT IS A VERSION?
A: Heavily rooted in Jamaican music tradition a version is a remake of a certain riddim. It has been said that Stalag 17 is the riddim with most versions.
Q: WHAT IS MAGU SHAN DUB TONG?
A: Magu Shan Dub Tong is a global musical network of versionists, singers of the hymns and players of the instruments united in a musical mission.
Q: WHAT IS THAT MISSION?
A: Key to the music is the slaughter of the wickedness.****
JAH kingdom a come and Babylon a fall.
* lo-fi stands for avantgarde DIY aesthetics and ethics.
** The Scientist hacked original hardware to gain unique sound.
Before the advent of samplers, it has been said that Lee Scratch Perry introduced a cow into studio to record samples, illustration of dub mythology. Dub is deconstruction of hegemony of technological and cultural concepts.
*** Tony Dubshot quote.
**** Bad Brains quote.