Despite the fact that there were many collaborations with male vocalists (singers, rappers) for different projects, TRICKY took only a few of them on tour. Not a surprise, since most important songs are sung by female singers and only two rappers did more than two songs on one album with TRICKY. One of them was

a.k.a. Bionic
from one the famous english rapgroup London Posse. He was featured on three original tracks on „Juxtapose“: „Bom Bom Diggy“, „I Like The Girls“ and „Hot Like A Sauna“ (two versions). Later, in 2000, TRICKYs first anti release „Mission Accomplished“ featured another three tracks with him: The title track, „Crazy Claws“, „Tricky vs. Lynx (Live)“. He also played drums on the Baby Namboos album „Ancoats2Zambia“. On the limited edition of „Blowback“ there’s a remix of „Evolution Revolution Love“ by Marlon (Thaws) & Mad Dog. On his MySpace (, where you can listen to solo tracks he says: „All the work I did with Tricky and the time I spent with him in America, (…) has really bought me to a whole new level with my music.“

Above already mentioned:

TRICKYs 13th and youngest brother, Marlon worked with TRICKY a few times, especially in 2001, when he was touring „Blowback“ with him. He rapped on the live Motorhead cover version of „Ace of Spades“

and got me amazed by his rap part „What d’ya wanna be when you go out and be older/ Think you betta be (a) hustler (or) baller/ Do you really wanna look over your shoulder? /Driving in the Lex, the Beamer / All I need is a little bit of weed/ Never really given, never need no speed, no ecstasy, the one that falsie/ slide down beside a gal when she drowsy/…“. On records by TRICKY Marlon is featured on the song „Intro/Outro“ that became a B-side for the 2nd „Blowback“ single: „You Don’t Wanna“ – very limited CD single release. He did programming on Martina Topley-Birds first album „Quixotic“ for the track „Ragga“, produced by TRICKY, did a remix for „Evolution Revolution Love“ (together with Mad Dog). Then, until 2010, nothing I heard of. On „Mixed Race“ now, he’s featured on the track „Bristol to London“ and on a Brown Punk 2010 promo CD there’s a track called „French Conjunction“ featuring a to me unknown french rapper and TRICKY. BTW: Credits for Massive Attack’s „Safe From Harm“ say he did the violin part.

Featured heavily on the 2001 album „Blowback“


was very important on the connected tour. He co-wrote (and was featured on) six tracks on that album including the first single „Evolution Revolution Love“ (together with Ed Kowalcijk from Live) and two B-side tracks („The Hawk Is Coming“, „Intro/ Outro“), He released several singles over the years, as you can read in his biography on his MySpace. In 2010, now under his real name Garrison Hawk, he put out an EP called „Livin’ The Genocide“ (download only, iTunes, CD Baby, others), including „Sweet Music“ and „Gangsta Roll“.