Dancehall veteran Sister Nancy is featured on the movie soundtrack of Netflix series Maid that tells the tale about a mother who lives in poverty after leaving an abusive partner.
The 10-episode series on the subscription-based streaming service features Sister Nancy’s 1982 hit “Bam Bam” in Episode 3 of Season 1.
In recent times, Dancehall and Reggae have been enjoying some major global recognition.
Popular Netflix western, ‘The Harder They Fall’ features Grammy kid Koffee on the title track, Barrington Levy’s timeless classic ‘Here I Come’ and ‘Better Than Gold’ along with Dennis Brown’s hit ‘Promised Land’ released in 1985.
Meanwhile, Meta, formerly Facebook, samples the iconic dancehall Sleng Teng Riddim in a commercial released on November 4 for their first TV Ad campaign.
Regarded as the iconic sound that brought reggae into the digital era, the Sleng Teng Riddim created by King Jammy and the late Wayne Smith, is one of the first fully computerized riddims in Jamaican music.