Dancehall songs

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  1. Angel

    Angel (2000)


    "Angel" is a 2001 number one hit song by reggae artist Shaggy featuring Rayvon. It was the follow-up to Shaggy's U.S. number-one hit "It Wasn't Me". "Angel" reached number one in the U.S. for the week of 31 March 2001 becoming his final top forty song in the US to date.

  2. Rude Boy

    Rude Boy (2010)


    "Rude Boy" is a song by Barbadian singer Rihanna, taken from her fourth studio album, Rated R (2009). It was released as the album's third single on February 19, 2010, through Def Jam. Rihanna co-wrote the song with StarGate, Ester Dean, Makeba Riddick, and Rob Swire, with Swire also co-producing it with StarGate. "Rude Boy" is an up-tempo dancehall song which incorporates elements of raggamuffin. The song received mixed to positive reviews from critics; some called it is the highlight of the album, but others criticized Rihanna's "monotone" and "icy" vocal performance.

  3. Rich Girl

    Rich Girl (2004)


    "Rich Girl" is a song by American singer Gwen Stefani from her debut solo studio album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (2004). Produced by Dr. Dre, the track features rapper Eve, and is a remake of Louchie Lou & Michie One's 1993 song of the same name, which was in turn an adaptation of the Fiddler on the Roof song "If I Were a Rich Man". Stefani says the song discusses her dreams of fame and riches from the perspective of "when she was just an Orange County girl".

  4. Dem Bow

    Dem Bow (1990)


    Dem Bow is a song performed by Jamaican reggae singer Shabba Ranks, produced by Bobby Digital who helped popularize and spread the reggaeton genre in the 1990s. This song used the "Kukunkun"/"Poco Man Jam" riddim (based on the title of the 1990 Gregory Peck song and Red Dragon) created by Jamaican producers Steely & Clevie in the late '80s/early '90s.

  5. Watch n' Learn

    Watch n' Learn


    "Watch n' Learn" is a song recorded by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna, for her sixth studio album Talk That Talk (2011). It was written by Priscilla Renea, Chauncey Hollis, Rihanna and Alja Jackson. The production was done by Hollis under his stage-name Hit-Boy. When Renea came with an idea and concept for the song, Hollis had already started working on the composition, without having in mind any particular artist. With the work on the track being finished, it was forwarded to Rihanna and her label, which eagerly accepted it.

  6. Rabiosa

    Rabiosa (2010)


    "Rabiosa" (English: "Rabid") is a song by Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira, taken from her seventh studio album Sale el Sol. It was written by Armando Pérez, Edward Bello, and Shakira, and released by Epic Records as the third single from the album, on 8 April 2011. Two versions of the song exist; the English-language version, which features American rapper Pitbull, and the Spanish-language version, which features Dominican rapper El Cata. It is heavily influenced by merengue and dance music. Shakira and El Cata, or Pitbull, sing about each other's sex appeal in the song.

  7. Baby Boy

    Baby Boy


    "Baby Boy" is song recorded by American R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles, featuring Jamaican reggae rapper Sean Paul. The track was produced by Scott Storch for Knowles' debut studio album, Dangerously in Love (2003). Consisting of a lyrical interpolation of "No Fear" by hip-hop group O.G.C, "Baby Boy" was written by Knowles, Storch, Paul, Robert Waller and Jay-Z. "Baby Boy" is an R&B–reggae song whose lyrics detail a woman's fantasies, and in keeping with the album's overall theme, Knowles' deemed them as personal to her. The song was considered to be a sequel to Knowles' 2002 collaboration with Jay-Z on "'03 Bonnie & Clyde".

  8. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

    Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (2012)


    "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" is a song by reggae musician Shaggy, featuring American female rapper Eve. The song was released as the official lead, and second overall single, from Shaggy's eleventh studio album, Rise. The song samples the original "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper.

  9. Fire

    Fire (2009)


    "Fire" is the debut single by South Korean girl group 2NE1. Released in May 2009, the song became a hit in all Korean charts. The song gained an instant huge success in South Korea and topped all on- and offline charts.

  10. Partition

    Partition (2014)


    "Partition" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé from her eponymous fifth studio album Beyoncé (2013). Beyoncé co-wrote and co-produced the song with Justin Timberlake, Timbaland, Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon, Dwane "Key Wane" Weir, and Mike Dean, with extra writing from The-Dream and extra production from Jordy "Boots" Asher. The song was sent to urban contemporary on February 25, 2014 as the third single from Beyoncé by Columbia Records.

  11. Culo



    "Culo" (English: "Ass") is a song by Cuban-American hip hop recording artist Pitbull featuring rapper Lil Jon. It serves as his debut single and the lead single from his debut album M.I.A.M.I. The song uses the Coolie Dance riddim, which gained prominence from Nina Sky's hit "Move Ya Body". "Culo" also sampled Mr. Vegas' song "Pull Up", in which Pitbull and Lil Jon got sued by Mr. Vegas. "Culo" peaked at number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 45 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and number 11 on the Hot Rap Tracks. The remix version features Lil Jon and Ivy Queen.

  12. Hey Baby

    Hey Baby (2001)


    "Hey Baby" is a song written by Gwen Stefani, Tony Kanal, Tom Dumont, and Bounty Killer for No Doubt's fifth studio album Rock Steady (2001). Released as the album's lead single, the song is heavily influenced by the Jamaican dancehall music present at No Doubt's post-show parties and tour bus lounges of their Return of Saturn tour. Its lyrics describe the debauchery with groupies at these parties.

  13. Rock This Party

    Rock This Party (2007)


    "Rock This Party (Everybody Dance Now)" is a song by French producer Bob Sinclar, co-produced by regular partner Cutee B and featuring Dollarman, Big Ali and Makedah on vocals. The song uses recreated parts of the massive 1990s hit "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)", by C+C Music Factory featuring Freedom Williams and was released as the third major single off the Western Dream album, on August 22, 2006. It became his most popular single on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number 3 and also reached number 6 on the ARIA Singles Chart.

  14. You Don't Love Me

    You Don't Love Me


    "You Don't Love Me (No, No, No)" is a song by Jamaican recording artist Dawn Penn from her debut studio album, No, No, No (1994). The song's lyrics are credited to Penn, Bo Diddley and Willie Cobbs, and production was handled by Steely and Clevie. Penn recorded a song in 1967 called "You Don't Love Me", which incorporates elements of the music and lyrics of Cobbs' 1960 song "You Don't Love Me". The Cobbs song was, in turn, based on Diddley's 1955 song "She's Fine, She's Mine". Thus, both are credited as songwriters on Penn's recording. In 1994, after a 17-year break from the music industry, she re-recorded a dancehall version of the song retitled "You Don't Love Me (No, No, No)".

  15. Pon de Floor

    Pon de Floor


    "Pon de Floor" is a song by Major Lazer, a collaborative musical project composed of the American DJ Diplo and the British DJ Switch. The single was released in 2009 by Mad Decent and Downtown Records as the second single from Major Lazer's first studio album, Guns Don't Kill People... Lazers Do (2009). The duo wrote the song and produced it with Afrojack, while Vybz Kartel provided its vocals. "Pon de Floor" is a dancehall and baile funk song and was positively received by music critics. It appeared on the charts in the United Kingdom in 2010, where it reached number 125. Eric Wareheim directed the music video for "Pon de Floor", which shows people dry humping, and incorporates daggering choreography. The song has been sampled in Chiddy Bang's "Shooter" (2009) and Beyoncé's "Run the World (Girls)" (2011).

  16. Papi Te Quiero

    Papi Te Quiero (2004)


    "Papi Te Quiero" (English: Daddy I Love You) is a song by Puerto Rican reggaetón recording artist Ivy Queen, from the platinum edition of her third studio album, Diva (2003). It was composed by Queen, produced by Tony "CD" Kelly and Rafi Mercenario and released as the third single from the album in 2004. The song heavily samples Sean Paul's "Like Glue" released a year earlier. On digital editions of the album, Anthony Kelly, co-writer of "Like Glue", is credited as being featured on the song, though, provides no vocals. There is an music video associated with the song released along with the music video for the last single off the album "Tu No Puedes". In the music video, she sports the Los Angeles Lakers' women's sport outfit. Ivy Queen performed the English version of the song on ABC's Good Morning America. The song was performed as a part of the set of her 2008 World Tour which was held from the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum, also known as the Coliseum of Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  17. Powerful

    Powerful (2015)


    "Powerful" is a song recorded by electronic music project Major Lazer. It's the second official single off their third studio album, Peace Is the Mission (2015), featuring guest vocals from British singer and recording artist Ellie Goulding and reggae singer Tarrus Riley.

  18. Be Together

    Be Together (2015)


    "Be Together" is a song recorded by electronic music trio Major Lazer and pop rock band Wild Belle, as the opening track for Major Lazer's third studio album, Peace Is the Mission. It is also Major Lazer's fourth promotional single. The song may have risen to prominence when trap artist Vanic released a remix of a song to his Soundcloud account, and has since been featured on numerous EDM records and channels.

  19. Dat Sexy Body

    Dat Sexy Body


    "Dat Sexy Body" is a song recorded by Jamaican deejay Sasha featuring Ivy Queen. It was released in 1998, however didn't gain chart success until five years after being released. The song was composed by Sasha, Queen, Ernesto Roberts and Anthony Kelly who also handled production of the song under his stage name Tony "CD" Kelly. The song itself is recorded over a variation of the bookshelf riddim. A music video for the song was also filmed. A remix with Fatman Scoop was also recorded and released in 2004. The song's beat is sampled in Sean Paul's "Deport Them" from his debut album Stage One.

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