Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The album features a couple good Dancehall tracks such as “Blessed,” “Trust,” as well as the sweet Reggae fusion song “Memories” featuring John Legend. The year 2020 has also produced some great reggae music from veteran artists like Buju Banton to newer artists like Lila Ike and this year’s Grammy winner Koffee. Sizzla simultaneously appeals for trust in Jah’s “blessings” to provide salvation from this struggle, joining the repertoire of Reggae tracks that aspire toward religious affirmation. Privacy Policy & Terms of use. In this 2019 track, produced on the Tribaco Riddim by Squirl Entertainment, the subject of his serenade is a “blessing” to him and so deserves his financial investment and lifelong devotion – two things that are usually associated with the Christian church’s idea of commitment to reap divine blessing. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Latest & Greatest Reggae Dancehall Hits - Various Artists on AllMusic - 2016 Regardless of the lyrical context, Dancehall and Reggae fans remain ardent in praise and can often relate to the artiste’s message. In complex multi-bar verses, punctuated by the chorus voiced by Chronixx, Kabaka recounts the tragedies Rastafarians experienced in Jamaica at the hands of former Prime Minister Sir Alexander Bustamante and the personal oppression faced from religious and historically oppressive leaders. The Unruly King’s 2019 track Best/Blessed joins Kartel’s Ever Blessed on this list in the raunchier collection of songs advocating being “blessed.”. It’s no wonder that many Dancehall and Reggae artistes frequently dedicate entire songs to being “blessed,” receiving “blessings” or declaring some aspect of their life as “blessed.”. The veteran Dancehall artiste commends herself for being happy, hardworking, and relaxed, which she considers her “blessings.” D’Angel shares sentiment with Tarrus Riley and Konshens in appreciating life’s simple pleasures as significant sources of gratitude and contentment in this track, released as a part of Divas of Dancehall Volume 1 – distributed by 21st Hapilos. Released on the Good Life Riddim in 2009, I Am Blessed by Mr. Vegas quickly became the anthem for prosperity, hope, and faith in Dancehall. In the lyrically-laced satire produced by Shocking Vibes Production, Beenie accused politicians and religious leaders of misleading the public with false ideologies on crime, drugs, and worship. Regardless of the lyrical context, Dancehall and Reggae fans remain ardent in praise and can often relate to the artiste’s message. In one way or another, they are one and the same for Vybz Kartel, who considers sexuality as a “blessing.”. Log in. Meanwhile, Mr. Vegas also took the opportunity to laud his accomplishments despite the judgment and ill will from “badmind” and “wicked” people. The term “blessings” in this track, now with over 21 million views on YouTube, refers to the recognition and appreciation of life’s simple pleasures like quality time with family, self-care, and wellness.