A good playlist can make or break the mood. So this Valentine’s Day we thought we would offer up something special for the lovers.
Here is a selection of RnB and Dancehall tracks that are will set your hearts beating faster:
Beyonce – Partition
Queen Bee did a number for the hive with this sexy, sultry track ‘Partition’. Released in 2014, Beyonce let her freak flag fly, expressing herself in ways her fans had not seen yet. The track has more than 200M views on YouTube.
Usher – Trading Places
Usher is one of the best in the business when it comes to RnB. The Dallas native has won several awards in recognition of his talent. The track ‘Trading Places’ is a great track to put you in the mood. Clever lyrics and a great beat prove Usher is a true artist. For a couple who enjoy some experimentation, this is probably the anthem to their love story.
Miguel – Adorn
Honeyed-voice Miguel serenades his audience with the 2012 release ‘Adorn’. The track had some out-of-the-box visuals that complimented the salacious lyrics. Miguel is a poet and demonstrated his songwriting skills in this track that became one of his greatest hits to date. Released in 2012, the track has more than 100M views on YouTube.
Kelly Rowland feat Lil Wayne – Motivation
Destiny’s Child group member Kelly Rowland is all about speaking her truth and that includes her music. She speaks on sex and relationships in a mindful, smart manner that will has her audience singing along. The rap feature by Lil Wayne is outstanding and adds to the overall effect of the track on an excitable audience.
Ciara – Body Party
The Southern Belle is seductive and alluring in the track ‘Body Party’. Featuring then-boyfriend Future, Ciara is seen in lacey lingerie, strutting her stuff while she whines to the heavy bass. The track which was released in 2013, has more than 137M views on YouTube. It remains to be one of Ciara’s most successful releases.
Dexta Daps – Push Back
The Jamaican crooner keeps it upbeat with the release ‘Push Back.’ Known for his creative lyrics, that often have him taking love matters is more ways than one. The track features Chris Martin, which makes for the perfect collaboration. The duo makes great music.
Mavado feat Stacious – Come into my Room
Percussion and an uncharacteristic electronic sound; make it perfect for a night on the dancehall. Mavado is known for his unique vocals and he does not disappoint in this collaboration with songstress Stacious. The title ‘Come into my Room’ leaves nothing to the imagination, and it seems to work garnering 21M views on YouTube.
Konshens – No Hesitation
Konshens is one of the biggest names in the Dancehall scene. Garfield Spence released the track as part of the Phantom Vol.3 album in 2013. The track has become a classic, has remained popular since its release.
Chris Martin – Magic
From talent search winner to award-winning act, Chris Martin has morphed into a big deal in the Jamaican music scene. The track ‘Magic’ is off his ‘Big Deal’ album. In the track, Martin sings of forbidden love and its difficult consequences. Slow and seductive, Martin puts his
Chris Martin – Under the Influence
Award-winning Christopher Martin belts out this tune, with ease. Singing about something most of his audience can relate to, the track ‘Under The Influence’ is a winner not only because of its relatable content but also because of Martin’s vocal ability. The collaboration with Producer Anju Blaxx on the Mildew Riddim is a banger, for more than one reason.