Toppa Top 10: Ten Classic Reggae Break-Up Tunes

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February 14, 2012

Words by Jesse Serwer, DJ Gravy and Sherman Escoffery

Alton Ellis

Valentine’s Day is a time for love, but, for many of us, it’s also a time for noting the absence of love. With this in mind, we’re taking a different tack than usual this holiday, and presenting a two-fold set of Toppa Top 10s, under the theme of “Break Up to Make Up.” We’ll get to the making up later, but first we bring the pain! Here’s our picks for some (but not all) of reggae and dancehall’s greatest break-up songs.