OnceNYC April Playlist:
90s Dancehall Reggae

In the 90s I was too young to go to dance clubs. But I was old enough to go to the 99 cent stores on Fordham Road in the Bronx, NY. Before streaming services existed, BX discount stores were my music discovery tool of choice. It was on Fordham Road that I discovered Technotronics! Lately I’ve been channeling the Caribbean in my work and naturally reggae made it’s way onto my playlist this month. Here are some of the tunes on blast in my studio.



Super Cat – Don Dada


Everyone Falls in Love – Tanto Metro & Devonte


Terror Fabulous ft Nadine Sutherland – Action


Beres Hammond/Cutty Ranks – Tempted to Touch


Beenie Man – King of the Dancehall


Chaka Demus & Pliers Murder She Wrote


Screechy Dan – Skin Out!


Shabba Ranks – Ting-A-ling


Buju Banton – Boom Bye Bye


Mr. Vegas – Head’s High


Beenie Man – Who Am I


Shaggy – Mr. Boombastic


Dirtsman – Hot Dis Year


General Degree – Traffic Blocking


Shaggy ft. Reyvon – Big Up


Beenie Man ft Chevelle Franklyn – Dancehall Queen


Nardo Ranks – Dem A Bleach


Mr. Vegas – Nike Air