Toppa Top 10: Beth Lesser’s Most Essential Foundation Dancehall Tunes

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May 1, 2012

10. Yellowman, “Mr Chin”

Yellowman had a way of attracting media attention to dancehall that no other deejay could match. With “Mr. Chin,” one of his biggest hits, Yellowman showed what dancehall does best. He used the medium to address local, community issues, not in a didactic way, but musically, with his typical wit, humor, and bravado, courting controversy and drawing even more media attention to deejay music, proving the strength of the new style.