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Best Dancehall Songs Ever Released

Our list of Best Dancehall songs - Jamaica is not only known for Ska, Rocksteady and Mento Music, the two main genres originating from this small island in the Caribbean are also Reggae and Dancehall music.

Dancehall Reggae artiste Shabba Ranks - Best Dancehall SongsDancehall Reggae artiste Shabba Ranks

What most lovers of Jamaica's music don't know is that Dancehall Music is different from Reggae Music.

Today we are putting together a list of what we think are some of the "Best Dancehall Songs" ever recorded and released.

Before we get started, here is a little bit of fact just for you, Dancehall music is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s. (Read more about Dancehall Music here)

  1. Shabba Ranks - Love Punannay
  2. Lady Patra - Pull Up To My Bumper
  3. Mad Cobra - Flex
  4. Sean Paul - Gimmie Me The Light
  5. Snow - Anything For You feat. Various artists
  6. Buju Banton - Boom Bye Bye
  7. Gyptian - Hold You
  8. Damian "Jr Gong" Marley - Welcome To Jamrock
  9. Yellowman - Zungguzungguguzungguzeng
  10. Chaka Demus & Pliers - Murder She Wrote
  11. Shabba Ranks - Mr. Loverman
  12. Buju Banton - Bogle
  13. Karnium - Nobody has to Know
  14. Dovey Magnum - Bawl Out
  15. Mr Vegas - Heads High
  16. Super Cat - Ghetto Red Hot
  17. Nadine Sutherland feat. Terro Fabulos - Action
  18. Ini Kamoze - Hot Stepper
  19. Tanto Metro & Devonte - Everyone Falls In Love
  20. Shabba Ranks feat. Krystal - Twice My Age
  21. Tony Matterhon - Dutty Wine
  22. Shabba Ranks - Dem Bow
  23. Vybz Kartel feat. Spice - Ramping Shop
  24. Omi - Cheerleader
  25. Samantha J - Tight Up Skirt
  26. Shabba Ranks - Ting-A-ling
  27. Beenie Man - Who Am I
  28. Charly Black - Party Animal
  29. Shaggy - It Wasn't Me
  30. Sean Paul - Get Busy
  31. Bounty Killer - Lodge
  32. Vybz Kartel - Summertime
  33. Sizzla - Just One A Those Days
  34. Lady Saw -Sycamore Tree

Most songs that made our list were not only chart-toppers in Jamaica and the Caribbean, they were huge hits in other countries around the world. Most of these songs was also sampled numerous times by pop and hip artists.

As more hits are born, we will be updating this page. Feel free to leave your comments or views on our list, we valued your feedback.

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