2. Luciano and Beenie Man, “Crazy Baldheads”
Genius rhythmic duo Sly & Robbie paired up emerging roots singer Luciano with Dancehall’s golden boy Beenie Man back in ’95 on a killer cut of Bob Marley’s “Crazy Baldhead” (re-dubbed as “Crazy Baldheads”) for their Hail Up the Taxi album. This tune is pure conscious fire, and was part of a wave Rasta-inspired music that would counteract the lewd gun-toting lyrical culture of dancehall in the mid-90s.
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