Holness and Babsy reveal summer playlists

Andrew Holness

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness and his Culture Minister, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, released their summer music playlists on Wednesday, and all the songs are Jamaican dancehall and reggae tracks.

The Prime Minister presented his Top 25 compilation on which Popcaan, Agent Sasco and Chronixx featured heavily.

Let’s take a look at what the St Catherine High School old boy is listening to in his spare time.

1. Winning Right Now – Agent Sasco

2. Banks of The Hope – Agent Sasco

3. Mix-up – Agent Sasco

4. I Can – Chronixx

5. Likes – Chronixx

6. Skankin Sweet – Chronixx

7. We Pray – Dre Island featuring Popcaan

8. Best You Ever Had – Jada Kingdom

9. Strongest Soldier – Jahmiel

10. Reggae Music – Kabaka Pyramid

11. Toast – Koffee

12. Dream – Popcaan

13. Inviolable – Popcaan

14. Family – Popcaan

15. Firm & Strong – Popcaan

16. Fade Away – Romain Virgo featuring Agent Sasco

17. Simple Blessings – Tarrus Riley

18. Mercy A God – Vershon

19. Glory to God – Wayne Marshall

20. Unanswered – Govana featuring Tarrus Riley

21. My Day – Tarrus Riley

22. Just The Way You Are – Tarrus Riley

23. Rapture – Koffee

24. Can’t Stop Me Now – Singer Jay

25. Boasty – Wiley, Stefflon Don, Sean Paul & Idris Elba

Olivia Grange (Photo: JIS)

Not to be outdone, Grange, one of the biggest names in dancehall administration, having managed Queen of the Pack Patra, Shabba Ranks and Bounty Killer, released her top 10 songs.

1. Toast – Koffee

2. Spanish Town Rockin – Chronixx

3. Time Will Tell – Bob Marley

4. Destiny – Buju Banton

5. Family – Popcaan

6. Always Around – Third World

7. She’s Royal –  Tarrus Riley

8. I Shall Sing – Marcia Griffiths

9. Standing In My Way – Beres Hammond

10. Bam Bam remix  – Sister Nancy, Damian Marley and Jay Z

Written by Claudia Gardner