Asking for a friend: Sometime within the last four years, I heard a dancehall/calypso song that samples/references "Every Breath You Take" in the chorus, except the line is "every breath you take, you make the dancefloor shake". Does anyone know what this song could be?
I love all the dancing feauted in Sean Paul's music video for 'Get Busy', but particularly the men's part @ 1:46 and 2:47. Can you point me towards more videos with dancing in this style?
Is there a technical terminology that could describe different styles of popular singing, in the same way that linguists might describe accents? Try your hand at a couple of examples inside. [more inside]
I want to learn about dancehall-type music. Other than Sean Paul, what should I be listening to?
I've heard a song a few times now on Goldfinger's Dancehall show on Radio 1, but he hasn't mentioned a title and I can't find it in the tracklisting on the Radio 1 website. [more inside]
What meaning (if any) might the number "00119" have in Jamaican culture or music? (As seen in Yellowman's song Zungguzungguguzungguzeng. Lyrics - Youtube [lyric in question begins at 1:09]). Postal code? Telephone prefix? Inside joke? [more inside]
Where is the biggest surviving dancehall in the united states? [more inside]
Does anyone know this dancehall reggae song? [more inside]
Help me reach out to my new girlfriend. She's really into reggae, dub, dancehall and ragga. I am a relative neophyte when it comes to this area of music. [more inside]
Where could I find some good dancehall records (especially people doing their thing over hip hop beats)?