Identify this dancehall reggae song.
May 9, 2007 11:06 PM   Subscribe

Does anyone know this dancehall reggae song?

Right after the intro that Ali G gives, in the cut sequence before the interview starts, there is a dancehall sounding reggae song clip. Anyone know what it is?

(There is also an additionl shorter piece in the middle somewhere.)

posted by gummo to Media & Arts (6 answers total)
This thread on the HBO forums site is also trying to figure it out. It's not entirely clear, but it appears that someone has guessed dillinja "Twist 'em out". I can't for the life of me find a copy of that song; maybe you can, and see if it's the one.

Also, I'd call it more garage / 2-step than dancehall, if that facilitates your search.
posted by rkent at 6:35 AM on May 10, 2007

I don't have audio on my work computer, so I can't check out the clip.

I can say, though, that if it's 2-step/Garage, then I'm guessing it's not Dillinja, that song is more of an upbeat jungle thing (around 180BPM). They play that song a lot, in additon to "Hornet" and a few others by Bad Company.

I'd check out "Ride Wid Us" by So Solid Crew and "Shoot to Kill" by Oxide & Neutrino. Those are both 2-steppy and I know were definitely used in Ali G.
posted by atomly at 8:20 AM on May 10, 2007

I'd say its drum and bass / jungle, but i don't think it sounds like Twist em' Out. Could be a remix, though.
Bad Company is plausible
posted by Zetetics at 8:56 AM on May 10, 2007

According to the Youtube comments, the song is called "Dem No No We" by Aquasky vs. Masterblaster
posted by Danila at 11:30 AM on May 10, 2007

Response by poster: Well, it definitely isn't the "Dem No No We" by Aquasky vs. Masterblaster. Still following other leads.
posted by gummo at 3:08 PM on May 10, 2007

Response by poster: I haven't found the exact track, but I'm listening to some Bad Company stuff, and it sure sounds similar.
posted by gummo at 3:28 PM on May 10, 2007

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