Good Morning people,

I had an interesting conversation this morning. The topic on deck was Jamaican slang, dances, and music. While chopping it up my people i introduced her to one of my favorite songs, "Dagga Dat" by Reggae artist, Bragga. (heavy in the rotation on my iPhone) I quickly shot her a copy of the youtube link to checkout the vid and realized she could barely understand the lyrics... Doing what i do, i looked up an article and explained what the song was really about.. Needless to say, it was an interesting convo so i've decided to share what i found.
Original article found:
@ Posted by Jah Admin Posted in Random "Ting", Rastafari Posted on 18-06-2009 Email This Post

Right now in Jamaica, the ban on “daggarin” is a big issue. For people living “a foreign” (abroad/overseas) this is probably news to you. But before we get into the details, don’t you want to know what is “DAGGARIN?”
No, daggering is not some insane stabbing done by Jamaicans. And no it is not a Jamaican form of sword fighting …pause. The Jamaican Broadcasting Commission, who banned “daggarin” in the first place defines it as “a colloquial term used in dancehall culture as a reference to hardcore sex or what is popularly referred to as dry sex, or the activities of persons engaged in the public simulation of various sexual acts and positions”.

The truth is, I can try to tell you about daggering or you can actually witness it with your own eyes. Here is a video of “daggarin” done by emerging dancehall artist, Aidonia. read

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