x-rated reggae

featuring: grandee

special reggae dance parties are the latest craze in tokyo. once a month the best ragga girls meet at yokohama bridge club. japanese dancers like gran-dee or the matadoll crew have developed their own style inspired by jamaican dancehall videos. the reggae style of the tokyo sisters is acrobatic and x-rated. still men are in the minority in the audience. hot outfits and sexy shows are too intimidating for the local boys. many crews make their own clothes. the japanese girls duo bashment beat original jamaican crews in dancehall queen contests. many tokyo girls practice in cheap studios on the outskirts of the city. an album of the sistereen label brought the x-rated reggae girls notoriety. the compilation includes dancehall and reggae tracks that the best known japanese crews dance to. gran-dees track was recorded by spice who had a number 1 hit with ‘cola’ in jamaica.

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ravi building 4f
nakaku motomachi 1-13-5
yokohama

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