Swagga Right Entertainment’s DANCEHALL FLASHBACK comes from Jamaica’s most lyrical weapon…MAD COBRA!! Known for a slew of hits throughout his career and being the most requested dubplate artiste.
Ewart ‘Mad Cobra’ Everton Brown was born in Kingston, Jamaica on March 31st, 1968. He was raised in the parish of St. Mary and relocated back to the place of his birth during his teenage years. He began performing under his stage name, taken from a character in the G.I. Joe comic books, while still in his teens. He honed his talents on several local sound systems before entering the studio
His song, “Tek Him” was and is still in some aspects the anthem in dancehall for the ladies. Mad Cobra sings: “Tek him gyal ah good life yuh ah live. Tek him gyal ah no business. Tek ah gyal man cause she no look like ah you.” Tek Him was released in 1992 on the Sure Delight label, produced by Bobby Digital.
Today’s DANCEHALL / REGGAE Flashback brought to you by Swagga Right Entertainment is by the prominent Jamaican artiste, Capleton. Starring his hit record, “Can’t Sleep At Night” – A BIG Chune that many fans still play up to this day! It was featured on the album titled ‘Strictly The Best Vol. 15’ and produced by R. Bell. The album was released on November 14th, 1995 while he was signed to a label, Star Trail.
Clifton “Capleton” George Bailey III was born on the 13th of April 1967, in Saint Mary, Jamaica. The known Jamaican reggae and dancehall artiste is also referred to as King Shango, King David, The Fireman and The Prophet. His record label is called David House Productions. He is known for his Rastafari movement views expressed in his songs.
Stay Connected with the powerful Capleton and listen to “Can’t Sleep At Night” below!
Swagga Right Entertainment’s flashback comes from the original..Mr. Mention!! Better known to the world by his stage name Buju Banton. One of dancehall’s biggest icon’s to date. Buju Banton made a clear path in dancehall with his non stop dancehall hits from the 90s era. Even though Buju Banton is currently incarcerated, the dancehall industry and fans are still in support of Buju Banton’s music career.
Jamaican ragga, and reggae musician, Mark Anthony “Buju Banton” Myrie was born on July 15th, 1973. In 1995 he released ‘Til Shiloh, the fourth album with Loose Cannon Records, a short-lived subsidiary of Island Records. The project was a significant phase for the artiste – It marked a transition in his career from rude-bwoy dancehall to roots reggae. Every song that was featured was a hit especially his popular record titled “Rampage.”
In 2002 the album was expanded and remastered then released on Island / IDJMG / Universal Records, featuring the tracks “Sensemilia Persecution” and “Rampage.”