Toppa Top 10: The Ten Best Bob Marley Covers

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February 6, 2013


2. Luciano and Beenie Man, “Crazy Baldheads”

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Genius rhythmic duo Sly & Robbie paired up emerging roots singer Luciano with Dancehallโ€™s golden boy Beenie Man back in โ€™95 on a killer cut of Bob Marleyโ€™s โ€œCrazy Baldheadโ€ (re-dubbed as โ€œCrazy Baldheadsโ€) 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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