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Video: Charly Black & J Kapri - "Whine & Kotch"

Dancehall artist's have a way about these male-female combination songs that no other genre seems to do as well. From songs like Shabba Ranks & Krystal - "Twice My Age" in the '80s, Terror Fabulous & Nadine Sutherland - "Action" in the '90s and Sean Paul & [insert female] - "[insert song choice here]" (we'll say Cecile - "Can You Do The Work?". And who can forget incredible (and infamous) Spragga Benz & Lady Saw - "Backshot" and Vybz Kartel & Spice - "Ramping Shop"?

Female to male conversation songs aren't done on the same scale in any other genre and to this quality.

Ok, so now I've set the scene, get those out of your head or your expectations will be too high. Went on a little reminiscing/informative bit there, I wouldn't even say this is a classic jam like the above HOWEVER, the song is a floor filler, bumper-to-front type song. Instantly caught my ear on a mix CD in November and is my dark horse (I tipped Vybz Kartel - "Weed Smokers" and RDX "Broad Out" too on Tumblr) as neither artist is as big as Kartel or RDX.

According to LargeUp (where I got the video from), it has already topped the reggae charts in France (big reggae market), so check out the video below. Oh, and forget twerkin', dancehall girls whine better than any twerker. Been in the culture a lot longer.

 Charly Black & J Kapri - "Whine & Kotch"

Available to buy on iTunes here.


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