CORPORATE and middle-class fans of dancehall artistes Bounty Killer and Spragga Benz turned out in their numbers Saturday at Puls8 in St Andrew.
The deejays were headliners for an event billed ‘The Ultimate Pepperseed…The Return of Spragga Benz Meets the Warlord.
Taking the stage at 1:15 am, a hostile Bounty Killer lashed out against homosexuals, supporting singjay Queen Ifrica who was alleglly recently dropped from a show in Canada for anti-gay remarks.
From long time youth a tun badman but from di other day some man a turn demon and ‘rodman’. When since me can’t disagree with wha’ wrong? Mi people, mi waan unoo tell mi what wrong wid wat
Queen Ifrica sey di other night,” he bellowed, before performing his hit song, Cyaan Believe mi Eyes. He followed with Sufferer, Eagle And The Hawk, Anytime, Fed Up,
Special Delivery, Mystery is The Man, and Down Inna di Ghetto. His female fans were not left out. Killer dedicated the last 15 minutes of his set to them with Good to Go,
Living Dangerously and Wutliss Bwoy.
Patrons eagerly awaiting Spragga Benz’s entrance became restless, giving his protégé Hallowpoint the wind-up treatment into his second song.
The headliner came to his rescue and reignited the crowd.
A long time mi nuh deh ya…mi couldn’t wait. Long time mi nuh come roun’ ya, so mi a go sing out all mi song dem,” he said to an approving audience.
He took them down memory lane with Step Inna Him Face, Machine Gun Kelly, Hype Offa Yuh, We Nuh Like, and Girls Hooray.
Spragga Benz also did two new songs which were well received. The Rastafarian artiste rounded out his set with more hits from the 1990s.
He used the occasion to introduce his 42-track mixtape, Spragga Benz mi Name.