Reggae producer Phillip Fattis Burrell - His life and Work

Phillip Fattis Burrell was one of the top reggae music producer from 1986-2011.

Burrell and his Xterminator label were resposible for some of the biggest hit songs out of Jamaica in the 1980s and 1990s.

His first production was Sugar Minott's "More Dogs To The Bone" in 1984, starting the Kings & Lions record label in the same year.

He help to nurture the careers of reggae singers such as Luciano, Ini Kamoze, Sizzla, Pinchers, Thriller U, Johnny Osbourne Sanchez and Mickey General. At the time of his death on December 3, 2011, he was still a member of Sizzla management team.

Fattis style of music was mostly roots reggae music. On his label Xterminator which he formed in 1989 you will only hear this type of music.

He had a series of hits with Beres Hammond (Full Attention), Kamoze (Here Comes The Hotstepper), Sizzla (Praise Ye Jah, No White God) and Luciano (Lord Give Me Strength).

Phillip also did work for British singer Prince Malachi, he produced an album for him titled "Watch Over We". This was a hit in London and Europe's reggae circles.

One of Burrell last project before his passing was the released of the "Danger In Your Face Riddim" it feature artiste such as I-Wayne – Love Addiction, Jesse Royal – One Eye Open, Kayla Bliss – Everything and Sizzla Kalonji – What’s Wrong With The Picture.

Fattis also worked with reggae greats such as Frankie Paul, Gregory Isaacs, Charlie Chaplin, Capelton, Cocoa Tea and Gentleman.

Burrell's house band were drummer Sly Dunbar and The Firehouse Crew.


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