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OT Jamaica Top 10 | Valiant’s response to Morgan in new song ‘Scholar’ trends this week

Tamoy Ashman

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Dancehall artiste Valiant (left) and Robert Morgan, minister without portfolion in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for information.

Valiant’s lyrical response to comments made by Robert Morgan, minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for information, who questioned “when did dunce become fashionable?” is now trending in Jamaica.

Morgan had said he witnessed his son listening to a song that talked about being dunce that became concerning for him.

Jamaicans on social media quickly picked up that the song he was referring to was Valiant’s Dunce Cheque.

In the song, Valiant talks about being dunce while in school. But, now money is the subject that he studies and he has good credit.

Now the artiste has responded to the questions posed by Morgan with the release of his new song, Scholar, which is currently trending in Jamaica.

WARNING: Some songs may contain explicit content.

10. Jamal – Sidis (Fully Dunce Freestyle)

Release date: November 16, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Jamal brags about being “full dunce”. He acknowledges that education is the key to success, but it brings you nowhere.

9. Squash – Flames In Ma Eyes

Release date: October 28, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Squash speaks about the anger he has in his heart for those who continue to betray his trust.

He then says he has no heart and he is damaged with pain in his heart and flames in his eyes.

8. Kraff – Lights out

Release date: November 15, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Kraff brags about scamming and his ability to get some money for his mother after one phone call. He then repeats the mantra ‘a dark it dark’, which reflects the title Lights out.

7. Kraff – Benji

Release date: October 31, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: In the song, Kraff talks about the ‘Benji’ (money) in his pocket and his luxurious lifestyle that he got through scamming.

He notes that he has been scamming from a young age and he is better than some new age scammers.

6. Masicka – Feisty

Release date: November 4, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Masicka calls people feisty and out of order for the assumptions they make about him. He also deejays about his money, his charisma with the ladies and a luxury life that is drama free.

5. Skeng – New Era

Release date: November 11, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Skeng says a new era in the music industry has begun and he is the king of that era.

He says his music has brought controversy to the media, but he is speaking the truth and when he does it, nobody likes it.

4. Valiant – Scholar

Release date: November 16, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Valiant responds to Robert Morgan, minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for information, who has questioned when dunce became fashionable.

3. Skeng X Jigsta – Eediattt

Release date: November 6, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Skeng and Jigsta talk about all the things women do that make them an idiot or ‘eediatt’.

2. Valiant – C. A. L

Release date: October 28, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Valiant talks about his history of unsuccessful relationships before his fame.

1. Valiant – Dunce Cheque

Release date: November 8, 2022

Genre: Dancehall

Synopsis: Valiant talks about being dunce while in school. But, now money is the subject that he studies and he has good credit.

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