Editors’ Notes The incendiary dancehall kingpin Vybz Kartel boasts an unstoppable flow, an excess of badman charisma, and a penchant for boundary-pushing lyrics that's made him one of the most celebrated and controversial Jamaican artists of the ‘00s. Kartel began his career as a songwriter for the likes of Bounty Killer and The Scare Dem Crew, and no matter how outré his production choices or how risqué his lyrics, his songwriting never fails to impress. The sprawling Pon Di Gaza 2.0 is no exception. Its 46 songs greatly improve on 2009’s Pon Di Gaza, an electronic release that suffered from excessive censorship. Not so with Pon Di Gaza 2.0, which abounds in graphic tunes like “Bicycle” and “Come Breed Me" and tough-minded crime narratives like “Nuh Fraid a Nobody." For the most part, the production here is startlingly futuristic, draped in dissonant synthesizers and heavily Auto-Tuned vocals, but “Gaza Ting a Ling," a deliciously witty reworking of Shabba Ranks' “Ting a Ling,” is a surprising throwback and a welcome surprise for hardcore dancehall heads.

SONG
You a Me Baby
1
2:54
 
Bicycle
2
2:18
 
Love Dem / Gallis Anthem
3
2:29
 
Gal a Weh Do You
4
2:56
 
Nah Let Go
5
3:34
 
Can't Get Over Me
6
2:49
 
Dollar Sign
7
3:09
 
Something Ah Go Happen
8
3:39
 
Mr. Officer
9
2:40
 
Like a Movie
10
2:29
 
Go Go Club
11
2:23
 
Story of My Life
12
2:37
 
Get Wild
13
3:23
 
Gwaan So
14
3:00
 
Love of Money
15
2:46
 
Gaza Ting a Ling
16
2:32
 
Romping Shop (feat. Spice)
17
3:33
 
Versatility (feat. Gaza Indu)
18
3:19
 
Come Breed Me (feat. Gaza Indu)
19
3:35
 
Mother In Law
20
2:32
 
Nuh Fraid a Nobody / Neva Scared
21
2:53
 
Without My Own
22
2:39
 
Last Man Standing
23
3:10
 
Careful (feat. Stephen McGregor)
1
3:59
 
Life We Living
2
3:53
 
Struggle
3
2:34
 
Marie
4
2:42
 
Mamma
5
3:25
 
Life Sweet
6
3:39
 
Wah Some Grades
7
3:31
 
Ghetto Youth
8
4:15
 
Yea Though I Walk
9
3:32
 
Bail For Me
10
3:16
 
Tear Drops
11
3:34
 
You Can't Stay
12
3:41
 
Come Back Home
13
3:21
 
Love at First Sight
14
3:31
 
Super Star (feat. Black Ryno)
15
3:14
 
Dollars
16
4:11
 
Million Dollar By Morning
17
3:33
 
Video Recorder
18
3:28
 
Bun Fi Bun (feat. Maxwell)
19
2:18
 
The World Turns
20
2:13
 
Gaza Love
21
3:44
 
Bicycle (Radio Mix)
22
2:16
 
Free Style
23
4:05
 

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