40 Best Dancehall Artists In The History Of Jamaican Dancehall


11. Elephant Man

Oneal Bryan, better known by his stage name Elephant Man, is a Jamaican dancehall recording artist.

12. Capleton

Clifton George Bailey III, better known by the stage name Capleton, is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist. He is also referred to as King Shango, King David, The Fireman and The Prophet. His record label is called David House Productions.

13. Mr. Vegas

Clifford Smith, better known as Mr. Vegas, is a Jamaican dancehall musician.

14. Shaggy

Orville Richard Burrell CD, known mostly by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican singer-songwriter and DJ. He is best known for his hit singles “Oh Carolina”, “Boombastic”, “It Wasn’t Me” and “Angel”.

15. Busy Signal

Reanno Devon Gordon formerly Glendale Goshia Gordon, better known by his stage name Busy Signal, is a Jamaican dancehall reggae artist.

16. Aidonia

Aidonia(Sheldon Aitana Lawrence) is a Jamaican musician and head of the musical partnership “J.O.P.”, which has a contract under The Alliance. He became active in early 2004, and has released albums on the record labels, VP Records and Jag One Productions.


17. Super Cat

Super Cat(William Anthony Maragh) is a deejay who achieved widespread popularity during the late 1980s and early 1990s dancehall movement.

18. Yellowman

Yellowman(Christian Winston Foster) is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay, also known as King Yellowman. He was popular in Jamaica in the 1980s, coming to prominence with a series of singles that established his reputation.

19. Sister Nancy

Sister Nancy, aka Muma Nancy, real name Ophlin Russell, is a dancehall DJ and singer. She is known to the world as the first female dancehall DJ and was described as being a “dominating female voice for over two decades” on the dancehall scene

20. Spice

Grace Latoya Hamilton, known professionally as Spice, is a Jamaican dancehall recording artist, singer and songwriter. She initially gained major recognition after the release of her controversial single “Romping Shop” with Vybz Kartel in 2009

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