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) didn’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 wasn’t about being rough and tough. It was about coming together to share this vibrant culture though the music.