Who And Who Rates As An Icon Inna The Business?
Remember when Shabba Ranks dropped that tune “Respect“? “Step by step you haffi climb the ladder / The elders you haffi show respect fah.” It’s plan to see that Konshens got the message. He may be on top of the game now, but he’s not one of those “likkle entertainers” who lose sight of the fact that their opportunities came from icons before him. The Dancehall artist recent single, “Icon,” on the Bad Bounce riddim, pays tribute to a long list of certified icons, all of whom helped “put the spotlight on we island” and established the worldwide success of Jamaican music.Audio & Photo Gallery After The Jump…
Konshens “Icon” (Bad Bounce Riddim)
From household names like Bob Marley to Shaggy to less obvious but no less crucial choices, nuff nuff big artists’ names are mentioned. Click Through The Photo Gallery Above to see who else Konshens Bigs Up On The Tune That was a really good start, but what about all the people he left out…? Go ahead and sound off in the comments. But you can’t be mad at the Sojah. As he points out… “Jamaica Icon List Too Long.”
Picked Lady G, Wickerman & Captain Barkey, and didn’t pick BERES HAMMOND & BARRINGTON LEVY? lol
he does mention Beres… but Barrington is a big oversight