2. Chaka Demus and Pliers, “Murder She Wrote” (Jamaica, prod. by Sly & Robbie)
Originally released in Jamaica as “Reggae Bangara”–an indication of it’s Indian folk roots–this Sly & Robbie riddim defined dancehall in the 90s and beyond and became a global phenomenon in the process. Check a folkish Bollywood track from the same era for comparison!