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

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May 1, 2012

7. Half Pint, “Greetings”

This song coalesced the disparate parts of dancehall culture in Jamaica and made it clear that ragamuffin (and dancehall fan) didnโ€™t mean you had to be dirt poor, living in the ghetto and a bad man. Everyone who had clean hands and an open heart was welcome. It wasnโ€™t about being rough and tough. It was about coming together to share this vibrant culture though the music.