Toppa Top ’16: The Best Dancehall Singles of 2016

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4. Popcaan, “We Still A Win (World Cup)”

Woy-oi! On the heels of DJ Bravo’s “Champion,” Popcaan created another anthem for the Caribbean massive just in time for summer, providing Usain Bolt’s Olympic victory lap with an unofficial anthem. Popcaan released some of his best material in 2016, including numerous tracks worthy of inclusion on this list. Personally, the upbeat, “Mi Unruly” and the slow-burning “Nah Idle” were my favorites to listen to at home. But the triumphant, Notnice-produced “We Still A Win” was the one that got him the most forwards (the “Controlla” cameo notwithstanding) in the dancehall. It is sure to remain a favorite at bashment parties, workout sessions and stadiums for a long time to come. —Jesse Serwer