Dancehall Queen still reigns after 20 years

The song Dancehall Queen by Beenie Man and Chevelle Franklyn hit the Billboard charts exactly 20 years ago this week.Originally produced by Tony Kelly and Steven “Lenky” Marsden, the song was remixed by Lowell “Sly” Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare for Island Jamaica. It was the remix that took off and became a monster hit.

Dancehall Queen was the lead single from the soundtrack of the highly publicised independent Jamaican film of the same name, which starred Audrey Reid, Carl Davis, Cherine Anderson, and Paul Campbell. It was directed by Rick Elgood and Don Letts.

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