Dancehall/Reggae Artistes Remake Classic Beenie Man Tracks


Konshens, Christopher Martin get seal of approval from Beenie Man


As contemporary interest in his catalogue grows, dancehall superstar, Beenie Man is both pleased and supportive as his colleagues pay tribute to his work. Following the sample of his 1995 Dancehall track “Tear off mi garment” on Drake’s Views Album earlier this year, his catalogue has been revisited by a few of his dancehall counterparts. Two such dancehall artistes who have sampled Beenie Man’s work are Konshens and I-Octane.

Konshens’ newest release – Girls Dem Sugar – carries the classic Beenie Man chorus with a modern beat and new verses. The artiste gave his view on sampling and why he chose that song saying, “Well it’s something I’ve been thinking about for a while now and I’m just now getting around to it.



Beenie Man is a great artiste with great melody and songwriters worldwide can tell you that. The argument in the lyrics is a very bold and confident. It’s no secret that Beenie Man set that precedence so that an artiste like Konshens can have such a big impact on female audiences. He is a big part of bridging the gap between the hardcore aggressive dancehall and a deejay/sing-jay who caters to female audiences,” Konshens shared.

He added, “I think more new generation dancehall artiste need to sample some of the great melodies and hooks that the icons before us put out, we can’t allow the hip hop and other genres to consistently do it and we not doing it, that silly!”

Christopher Martin also did a recent remake of the hit “Blackboard” and hinted at being the ‘new girls dem sugar’ on the track.

“Dem yute yah bad! The songs are well produced, on key, and shows you the talent of this generation. I have always said that if no one is inspired by your work, it is not good,” shared Beenie Man.

I-Octane also gave his views, saying “Beenie Man is foundation. He is also still relevant today and has done the most Billboard hits, I used his line in my song as a comparison but also to show respect and give credit where it’s due. When you talk about gallis tune a Beenie Man start it.”

Beenie Man is set to release his latest album titled ‘Unstoppable’ on September 16, 2016. Unstoppable features productions from Major Lazer, Tony Kelly, Mario C, Jordan McClure, Seanizzle, Jeremy Harding and Don Corleone. The album is now available for pre-order on itunes.

Comments for Dancehall/Reggae Artistes Remake Classic Beenie Man Tracks

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Sep 16, 2016
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Chris Martin song title
by: Anonymous

Whats the name of the Chris Martin song?

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Comments.

Dancehall artiste Shenseea

Shenseea Claims "Princess Of Dancehall" Critics Hits Back

Dancehall artiste Shenseea yesterday claimed her spot among the female dancehall royalty when she dubbed herself dancehall's 'princess' in a post to her Instagram page.
The post took on a life of its own, sparking debate about which female dancehall artiste was deserving of the title princess, since Spice is the queen.Read full article here

Rygin King said Alkaline Not On his Level

Dancehall artiste Rygin King might be losing a few fans after comments he made about Alkaline, not on his level.  During a live broadcast on his Instagram Montego Bay Based artiste, Rygin King was asked if Alkaline is bigger Read more here

Jay Blaxx

Upcoming dancehall artiste Jay Blaxx was shot and killed in the community of Granville, St James on August 28, 2018.

Reports reaching us are that Jay Blaxx who is from the said community was killed by Read more here

Help us to keep Dancehall & Reggae Music Genres alive. We are asking for a small contribution to Keep our site online. CLICK HERE TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION.

To have your Music, Video, Album, Press Releases or posted or promoted on our site [Click here to contact us for more info]

Who Is The Most Underrated Reggae Entertainer You know?

Over the years there are a lot of good Dancehall and Reggae music entertainers who has been pushed unto the back burner for some reason not of their own.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO....

Articles On Dancehall Reggae World You Might Have Missed ......

PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY

Producers, Artists, Publicist and Managers Get your  Product Out to Over 20,000 Music industry players.  Our players Include Radio Stations, Sound Systems and Deejays.  Click here to Contact Us For More detail.

Win a digital copy of "Welcome To Jamrock Digital CD" by answering the following question.

As a producer What's the name of the first album produced by Damian Jr Gong Marley on his Ghetto Youths International label?

CLICK HERE TO POST YOUR ANSWER


Send Your Music, Video and Press Releases to info@dancehallreggaeworld.com