Girls crying for his 'Pianist' is the perfect example of a Degree double-entendre, that gets his earthy message across whilst leaving the censors with nothing to do. The reason why Degree's suggestiveness works so well is because of the pure invention in his work. It's a trademark that ensures no two Degree tunes sound similar, even if the subject matter might be. Always vocally ambidextrous on a rhythm, his spoken voice lingers at double bass.
Reflecting this, the 1998 smash "Bag a Tings" has become the blueprint for an almost monotone flow that has been utilized by many deejays since. 'Cartoon Character', 'Traffic Blocking', 'Boom Boom' among others, kept the artiste on the charts and satisfied his fans appetite for more of the 'Bush Baby'- which happened to be the title track of the album for which he copped a Reggae Soca Award for best dancehall album. Being often described as a "consistent" DJ, Degree has entered the 21st century with new ideas and a slew of new hits. Tracks like 'My Girls' 'Inna', 'Man Shortage', 'Bounce Somebody' and most recently 'The Specialist' have proven his consistency, and are doing well both locally and on the international market. A new album is in the works for the entertainer in 2003. So once again the wheels are turning for yet another lyrically creative production from Degree and will be an addition to his growing catalogue. Not to be outdone by the young bloods in the business, Degree has and will continue to rank among the best, and has pledged to maintain and continue contributing to the development and success of dancehall music. Read more on Last.fm.
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