Toppa Top ’14: The Best Reggae Singles of 2014

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December 19, 2014

10. Jah9 “Avocado”

One of reggae’s strongest new female voices, Jah9, brought us a fresh ode to everyone’s favorite green fruit, the avocado. Produced byย Rory StoneLove, the single showed us a different side to the typically-serious Jah9. The lighthearted lovers song does leave us wondering who it is she’s actually serenadingโ€”is it her lover Orlando, or the avocado itself? In the visuals for the tune, just released last month, we see that the Falmouth, Jamaica native clearly loves both, or that one is a metaphor for the other and vice-versa. The result is that we’re left with a feeling similar to that first bite of a perfectly-ripe avocado, when it melts in your mouth. In this case, the healthy and wholesome vibes hit your ears the same way. Check our recent interview with Jah9 here. โ€”Kieran Meadows