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JA influence on the world's music in 2013

So, this is a bit late, but I didn't have the time to do it last year, nor find it suitable at any other point this year. I'm not even gonna write up because its a waste of both our times. Straight links, couple embeds and a sentence or few about the notable ones.

Amplify Dot - "I'm Good" feat. Busta Rhymes samples Buju Banton "Champion"
MO - "Hot"
Tanika ft. Sneakbo - "Hooker Heels"
Daley - "Silly Games" - Janet Kay cover
Show N Prove - "Zimmer Frame" (samples Prince Buster "Al Capone")
J Spades ft DVS - Live Life (dancehall style mic chatting)
Giggs - Yes Yes Yes (first four bars of each verse), "Cool Nuh" ft. Wretch 32
Shy FX - "Soon Come" ft Liam Bailey
Ms Dynamite & Shy FX - Cloud 9
Ellie Goulding "Burn" #1
Sean Paul and The Saturday's "What About Us?" - UK #1
Stylo G - "Soundbwoy" - #18 - first UK bashment artist to top 40 in 10 years
Sneakbo - "Ring a Ling" - #21 (someone imitated Shabba Ranks' "Ting A Ling")
Sean Paul - "Other Side of Love" - #7

Rudimental's platinum-shifting album had a couple Jamaican influenced stuff like the drums on Emeli Sande-assited "More Than Anything" and drums on certain parts of "Right Here" and their dub-inspired "Solo". They also covered Paramore's "Now" + Bob Marley "Sun is Shining" in a ska style and fashion on Radio 1 Live Lounge



Miguel on Jools Holland - "Do You" x Bob Marley "Stir It Up" - vid isn't on Youtube.

Diddy went to Jamaica to experience the culture inna him body.



Beyonce put a slice of "Limb by Limb" into "Baby Boy" and got "Dutty Wine" trending via her Superbowl halftime show
Bruno Mars traced his hit single's influences "Locked Out of Heaven" back to The Police then back to reggae via the Marley's and special guest Rihanna at the Grammy's. His explicit reggae song is "Show Me"
BET Awards had a reggae segment with Chaka Demus & Pliers, Dawn Penn, Beenie Man and Elephant Man. 106 & Park did something for Carbbiean Day parade
Rihanna dancing to Busy Signal

Beyonce ft. Mr Vegas - Standing on the Sun
Asap Ferg "Shabba" + Shabba on the remix
Selena Gomez - "Like a Champion" samples Buju Banton "Champion"
Busta Rhymes - "Twerk It" ft. Nicki Minaj + remix feat. Vybz Kartel

Busy Signal + Major Lazer - "Bumaye". Their best song so far. Absolute shellings.



Eddie Murphy ft. Snoop Lion - "Red Light" isn't as cringe as it looks on paper. It's actually ok, considering
Drake - No New Friends (blatant result of listening to dancehall), "5AM in Toronto" uses Popcaan's "Y pree"
2 Chainz - "Feds Watching" produced of Pharrell on a Jamaican vibe. Someone at the end chatting patois.
A$AP Rocky - "Wild For The Night" produced by Skrillex on the reggae side of dubstep
French Montana - "Freaks" + Remix feat. Mavado, Wale and Rick Ross
Jay-Z - "The Crown" samples Sizzla "Solid as a Rock" / "Versus"
Kanye West "I'm In It" feat. Assassin / "I Am a God" samples Capleton / "Send It Up" samples Beenie Man "Memories" / there's one featuring Popcaan but I can't be arsed to find it.

Musiq & Syleena Johnson released a reggae album called 9ine. Snoop Dogg played dress up and renamed himself Snoop Lion for album Reincarnated.

Popcaan - "Unruly Rave" vid directed by one OVO guy
Drake in Mighty Crown dance
Mavado ft. Nicki Minaj - "Give It All To Me"
Lady Saw ft. Flo Rida - Heels On

Some European hits
Phar Phar - La Mig Rulle Dig
TopGunn - 21 - album hit #21 in Denmark
Djames Braun -  Kvinder Og Kanoner - #28 in Denmark
MØ - Pilgrim - #11 in Denmark
Klumben - "Mit Hjerte" - cover of Wayne Marshall "My Heart" - #25 in Denmark



Cheek ft. Jukka Poika - "Jossu" - #1 Finland.
Nicholas Mayorca - "Mi Cancion" in Spain. Not sure on chart position but 4m views on YouTube.
Yandar - Te Pinaron Pajaritos - 7m views on YouTube.
Chaka y Rakata - "Raka Raka" this ran clubs in Havana, Cuba.
Prince Royce - "Darte un Besos" - 436m views on YouTube.

Burna Boy is basically a bashment artist based in Nigeria. His whole style. Explicit examples are "Smooth Sailing" and "Yawa Dey"(below)



Maleek Berry supplied Wizkid with a bashment-flavour for banger "The Matter"


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