This is rootsy reggae with no pretense of commercialism. The songs here have English titles, but the lyrics are sung in a language common to Jamaicans. Granny is too hardcore for casual or new reggae fans, and the choppy rhythms become nerve-wracking and numbing after a few tracks. "Girls Calling" is the only song with anything resembling a lilt. A reasonably funky "Tek Weh Di Crowning" is accessible, and the humorous "Granny Granny Cry" invokes chuckles despite the unfamiliar words, but this isn't everyone's cup of tea.
AllMusic Review by Andrew Hamilton