JM | Sep 30, 2022

OT Jamaica: Top 10 trending songs this week

Tamoy Ashman

Tamoy Ashman / Our Today


Dancehall music continues to dominate the charts in Jamaica, proving the strength and love of the genre.

This week sees repeats of songs that have been trending for weeks, but one song has dominated the charts for more than three weeks.

Dancehall is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s.

Today, the culture of this genre has grown, receiving international recognition.

Here is a list of the top 10 trending songs in Jamaica.

(WARNING: Some songs may contain explicit lyrics)

10. Jeff Fullyauto – Jericho

Release date: September 17, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Jeff charges men to ‘walk with a Jericho’ because he has men who are willing to kill them on sight.

9. Chronic Law – Leader

Release Date: September 23, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Chronic Law deejays that every man should be a leader. He also expresses his loyalty to his friends who he has not forgotten, despite his rise to fame.

8. Rygin King – Broken

Release Date: September 9, 2022

Genre: Reggae

Synopsis: Rygin King reflects on his journey as an artiste and the various struggles he went through to achieve his fame.

However, with his fame came a lot of pain and traumatic experiences that he wishes he did not have.

7. Teejay – People

Release date: September 14, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Teejay makes a plea to God to remove people from his life who are toxic and manipulative.

He goes on to express how unloved and lonely he feels, seeking any form of escape.

6. Intence – Correction

Release date: September 19, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Intence lists rumours or assumptions that aren’t true, offering corrections to the statements made about him.

5. Jahshii- Born Soldier

Release date: September 18, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Jahshii expresses that he cannot be bullied because he is covered by Psalms and prayers from his mother.

4. RajahWild – Skull Pon Eh Line

Release date: September 16, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: RahjahWild boasts about all the money he has and his various accomplishments, despite not being smart when he was in school.

3. Chronic Law – Legend

Release date: September 19, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Chronic Law expresses his desire to be a legend among gunmen, stating that he will not die young.

2. Masicka – Umbrella

Release Date: September 27, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Masicka talks about the showers of blessings he has received as well as the violent life he lives, firing showers of bullets.

1. Silk Boss – Sorry

Release date: September 4, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: The song surrounds Silk Boss’s revelation that loyalty is very hard to find. In the song he apologises to his mother for failing to see the good in people and having a positive outlook on life.

He is now in a dark place and intends on staying there.


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