Posts tagged "Chaka Demus & Pliers"

Dawn Penn, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Beenie Man and Elephant Man Shell Down BET Awards

The Award Show’s First Ever Dancehall Showcase

Year in and year out, the BET Awards have become known for show-stopping performances. But the water-cooler talk this year isn’t about the latest hip-hop posse cut, it’s about the awards’ first-ever mashup of reggae and dancehall superstars. Opening with Dawn Penn’s Studio One classic “No No No” the set segued into Chake Demus & Pliers’ “Murder She Wrote” which had the venue of rap and R&B superstars  skanking and raving as Jabba punctuated their precise singer and DJ routine with his energetic exhortations. Next up was Beenie Man doing “Who Am I” and “Rum and Red Bull” and then Elephant Man came through in a zebra-print jacket to shut the whole show down in true Energy God style and fashion. As Elephant Man put it: “Feel good fi know seh BET Awards a request Elephant Man U have a million artistes dem can call but dem call Ele.” Witness history in the making. Video After The Jump… Read more »

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Lil’ Vicious “Freak”/ Chaka Demus & Pliers “Murder She Wrote”

Take A Step Back With Boomshots’ New Series Flashback Fridayff


We at Boomshots are trying something new today. Every Friday we will be bringing you tunes from the days of old, the tunes that mad us fall in love with dancehall and reggae. Today we feature two classics we habe been thrown back into the spotlight due to the success of French Montana’s “Freaks” track and more recently Vegas’ remix. Take A Trip Down Memory Lane After The Jump… Read more »

Serani’s Top 5 Breakthrough Tunes

“No Games” Singer Picks Landmark Reggae Records For

With smash hits like “No Games” and “She Loves Me,” Jamaican producer/vocalist Serani has a gift for taking raw uncut dancehall to the pop charts. With his debut album No Games about to drop October 27 on Phase One Records, the new & improved asked him to pick 5 of his favorite hardcore reggae cuts that broke through outernationally, paving the way for him to climb the ladder of success. Read more »