Dancehall Nuh Dead: Ten Dancehall Acts That Matter Right Now


Samantha J.
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[Samantha J’s song] “Tight Skirt” is what the kids know now as dancehall, it’s what the kids are accepting in dancehall. I like what they did with “Tight Skirt”—they took a song that is classic and sounds young, and they just ran with it…What we have in Jamaica is a marketing problem. She has good marketing.—Steve Locke, Producer, Truckback Records