Toppa Top ’16: 16 Caribbean-Inspired Pop Songs That Were Everywhere in 2016

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12. Shawn Mendes, “Treat You Better”


It might not be obvious at first but, but there’s definitely a hint of dancehall in the guitar-heavy production on Shawn Mendes’ “Treat You Better,” which makes sense considering he’s from a suburb right outside the heavily Caribbean-populated city of Toronto. The song is also about someone’s unhappy girlfriend that’s about to get tek weh. What more evidence do you need?