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JM | Oct 24, 2020

Skillibeng bites top spot on Jamaican YouTube with ‘Crocodile Teeth’

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Jamaican dancehall artiste, Skillibeng. (Photo: Genuis.com)

Rising dancehall superstar Skillibeng has outperformed Tarrus Riley for the number one spot on YouTube in Jamaica, as his latest single Crocodile Teeth dethroned Lighter as the top song in the country this week.

According to insights provided by the popular, Google-owned platform, Crocodile Teeth collected  over 550,000 streams—miles ahead of Lighter, which amassed another 323,000 views this week for second place. 

Skillibeng also snagged the third spot with Bad Man Thing, while Intense and Dexta Daps round out the top five through trending efforts Nuh Talk Long and Call Me If, respectively.

In another great week for dancehall music, Jamaica’s top 20 chart sees eight new entries and a minimum viewership of 119,000 views.

Here’s a roundup of top 20 streaming songs on the island this week:

Top tracks for month October 15 – October 22 (=, same place last week) (-, places dropped) (+, places gained)

1.     Skillibeng, ‘Crocodile Teeth’: 550,872 views (new entry)

2.     Tarrus Riley ft. Shenseea, ‘Lighter’: 323,917 views (-1 place)

3.     Skillibeng, ‘Bad Man Thing’:  319,116 views (new entry)

4.     Intense, ‘Nuh Talk Long’: 297,364 views (new entry)

5.    Dexta Daps, ‘Call Me If’: 281,527 views (+1 place)

6.     Koffee, ‘Lockdown’: 263,982 views (-4 places)

7.    Intense, ‘Gun Eediat’: 254,008 views (new entry)

8.     Vybz Kartel, ‘It’s A Sin’: 229,717 views (new entry)

9.    Denyque ft. Shaniel Muir, ‘Same Guy’: 228,550 views (-7 places)

10.    Shaniel Muri, ‘Yamabella’: 218,676 views (-6 places)  

11.    TeeJay, ‘From Rags to Riches’: 215,721 views (-6 places)

12.    Govana ft. Xtassi, ‘That Mi Like Hear’: 147,678 views (new entry)

13.    Masicka, ‘Promise’: 144,928 views (-6 places)

14.    Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, ‘WAP’: 135,618 views (-4 places)

15.    Insideeus, ‘Guard Up’: 135,557 views (new entry)

16.    Skillibeng ft. Jada Kingdom, ‘Shake (Remix)’: 133,018 views (-4 places)

17.    Jada Kingdom, ‘WiN’: 127,908 views (-3 places)

18.    Skillibeng, ‘Torpedo’: 121,897 views (-5 places)

19.    Vybz Kartel, ‘Try Dat’: 121,600 views (new entry)

20.    Alkaline, ‘Total Murda’: 119,851 views (new entry)

*NB: Images and videos curated from VEVO, YouTube.

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