10 Best Dancehall Reggae Songs 2008

Wind it up with the ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008. Dancehall is a sub-genre of reggae that has its roots in the streets of Jamaica. Where as traditional reggae music relies on slow, steady rhythmic beats to feed consciousness to your  soul, dancehall is fused with rappers, DJs and sexually charged lyrics that shove you onto the dance floor. The ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008 embody the sexuality, sick beats and tight lyrics that has made dancehall a phenomenon and makes you want to wind it up on the dance floor.

  1. Elephant Man “Five-0.” Featuring a guest spot by the always entertaining Wycleff Jean, this one of the ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008 blends reggae consciousness with tight danceable beats.
  2. Alozade “Bad Man.” This song makes the list of the ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008 because of its tight bass beats and sinister lyrics. This is a song that shows  even a bad ass knows how to shake it at the club.
  3. Beanie Man “"Pickney Nah Hold Yah Dung." Another bangin' song from one of the kings of dancehall, this makes the list of ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008 because it embodies the fun and sexuality that makes dancehall so much fun.
  4. Natasaja “Better than Dem.”This Dutch born singer proved that you don’t have to be born in Jamaica to make the list of the ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008. This song makes a high point of a career that was cut short all too soon by  a tragic car accident.
  5. Ms. Truniti “Burnin Burnin.” With a guest spot by Beanie Man, this makes the list of the ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008 because it’s fast, fun and sexy.The perfect song to get those hips working to.
  6. Capleton “Who Dem.” Best known for his religious views, and perhaps being one of the most stringent vegans on the planet, Capleton’s “Who Dem” makes the list of the ten best reggae dancehall songs of  2008 because it shows that he is able to put the politics aside, if only for a moment and rock that body.
  7. Lady Saw “Chat to Mi Back.” You can’t have a list of the ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008 without mentioning the first lady of dancehall. Known best for her scathing with and girl power lyrics Lady Saw knows how to get the crowd moving and this song is no exception.
  8. Deva Bratt “Staggerin Daggerin.” Another bad boy that knows how to make you dance, this makes the list of the ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008 because of it’s images of ass shaking and bar fights.
  9. Cecile “Hot Like We.” If you’re looking for a sexy song that gives you an excuse to get close to someone, look no further that this one of the ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008. Cecile knows how to make tunes that are hot, sexy and made for grinding.
  10. Sean Paul “Private Party.” Of all of the artists that made the list of the ten best reggae dancehall songs of 2008, Sean Paul may be the name that gets the most recognition. Released as a part of the “Platinum Dancehall Mix CD,” this is a song that is so hot that it threatens to set the dance floor on fire.  
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