This episode includes the Top Rated Eight at 8 Countdown which broadcasts weekly on the Dancehall Now Radio Show (Tuesdays 6pm – 9pm EST) on Da Flava Radio.
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Top Rated 8 Weekly Countdown – 2/16/2010
1 Time and Place – Buju Banton
2 Life We Living – Vybz Kartel
3 Only You – Peetah Morgan
4 Million Dollar Check – Mojo Morgan
5 Bad Boy – Chuck Fenda/Sammy Dread
6 One More Night – Busy Signal
7 Dance The Night Away – Voicemail/Busy Signal
8 Woman Pon Yuh Head – Chino
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DANCEHALL NOW is a live full stereo radio format music oriented program designed to spotlight the latest and best in dancehall music and other popular Caribbean genres. This show is modern Caribbean music 101 at its very best. The show streams live on Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. (EST) on www.daflavaradio.com, and is accessible via computer, i phone, and Blackberry.
Songs on the Dancehall Now playlist will range from slow, medium, and fast tempo pre-released and currently popular dancehall, reggae, soca, ragga-soca, and hip-hop/pop remixes (Caribbean vocalist over hip-hop/pop tracks or American vocalist over Caribbean tracks). Some songs and riddims are blended for smooth transitions while others are played from the beginning. The hosts introduce songs and artists, and provide background information and relevant banter intermittently. Commercial breaks are strategically placed within 10 minutes to the top of the hour to maximize the amount of music per hour with few interruptions.
At the 8:00 p.m. (EST) hour every show features the Dancehall Now “Top Rated 8 at 8 Countdown.” This countdown features the top eight (8) songs of the week compiled by a composite of international dancehall and reggae charts, requests, feedback, and Highlanda’s professional judgment.
Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Damian Marley, Movado, Taurus Riley, Elephant Man, Jah Cure, Buju Banton, Morgan Heritage, Baby Cham, Vybz Kartel, Alison Hinds, Bounty Killer, Machel Montana HD, Chino, Queen Ifrica, Assassin, Konshens, Spice, Lady Saw, Richie Spice, Faye-Ann Lyons, Sizzla, Laden, and Jah Vinci are some of the artists you can expect to hear during Dancehall Now.
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