10 Best Reggae Female Singers

Rude boys and girls all over the world give big ups to the ten best female reggae singers. Our list of the ten best female Reggae singers spans that best of the past, present and future of Reggae and Dancehall. From the sultry tough girl sounds Patra to the queen of modern reggae, Rita Marley, the ten best female reggae singers will lift you up, chill you out and make you want to dance.

  1. Tanya Stephans- A mix of dancehall beats and lyrics that show the sweet and tough sides of love, life and longing is what makes Tanya Stephens one of the ten best reggae singers. If you’re looking to sample a little bit of dancehall awesome check out “It’s a Pity” and “Boom Wuk”
  2. Sasha- Her infectious blend bass and dancehall beats is what makes Sasha one of the ten best female reggae singers. If you want something that will perk you up and give your hips a workout, check out “Dat Sexy Body” or “Wine Gal Wine”.
  3. Ce’Cile- Inspiring the urge to stop thinking and get out there and shake your ass is what makes Ce’Cile one of the ten best female reggae singers. If’ you’re ready for some rump shakin‘ give “Do it to Me” and “Goody” a spin.
  4. Millie Small- She may not be the first person you think of when you are putting together a list of the ten best female reggae singers, but her 1964 hit “My Boy Lolipop” brought Reggae pop to the mainstream.
  5. Queen Ifrica- We added Queen Ifrica to our list of the ten best female reggae singers because she brings roots style Reggae with a socially conscious message. If you want a song that will break your heart listen to “Daddy”, if your looking for something to get you ready for the revolution “Rasta Nuh Chat Rasta”.
  6. Etana- This amazing lady made it to our list of the ten best female reggae singers because everything she does exudes a radiant positivity that it is impossible to ignore. If you want a song that can lift you up and give you an extra boost when you’re feeling down check out “I am not Afraid”.
  7. Patra- The self proclaimed “Queen of Dancehall” Patra makes our list of the ten best female reggae singers because she helped bring dancehall and female Reggae singers to the masses. If you want a blast from the past check out “Workerman” or her Patra’s cover of Grace Jones’ “Pull Up to My Bumper”.
  8. Lady Saw- Most people may know this entry on our list of the ten best female reggae singer from her Grammy winning guest appearance on No Doubt’s “Underneath it All”, and while that was a fun song it was hardly Lady Saw’s best work. If you really want to get to know Lady saw, check out “Loser” and “I’ve Got Your Man”.
  9. Rita Marley- You can’t have a list of the ten best female reggae singers and not give a nod to Mrs. Rita Marley. As part of The Wailers, she was an intricate part of their signature harmonies. As a wife and mother, she has been the driving force behind keeping the legacy of Bob Marley alive.
  10. Lady G- Being a brilliant DJ and singer is why Lady G made our list of the ten best female reggae singers. Her music is the blend of sass and fun that you need on a hot summer day. On “Breeze Off” she adds a tight hip-hop flair to traditional reggae beats to create a song that is so tight, that you can’t resist the urge to dance.

 

 

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