Toppa Top 10: The Baddest Jamaican Gyals of All-Time

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Honorable Mention: Mya
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R&B singer Mya has walked both sides of the good-gyal/bad-gyal line since coming to prominence in the late ’90s. Initially presented as an innocent, girl-next-door type she appeared to move in a sexier direction after collaborating with vixens Lil Kim, Cristina Aguilera and Pink on ’99’s “Lady Marmalade.” Though the half-Italian, half-Jamaican cutiepie (once again, only lack of full Jamaican-ness kept her from our collective Top 10) has kept a fairly low profile in recent years, a trip to her father’s homeland for Reggae Sumfest in 2011 drew attention to her island roots, and led to a collaboration with dancehall diva Spice.