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Barrington Levy Is Upset With The Current Generation Of Dancehall Artists [VIDEO]

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Barrington Levy is not an happy man right now and he blames the current generation of dancehall artists.

Barrington Levy sat down with Anthony Miller of Entertainment Report where he discussed his career and his opinion on the current generation of dancehall acts.

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“Who want to be upset be upset because I am upset,” an angry Barrington Levy said. “The dancehall thing that they took up on themselves and highlighting it is not going anywhere. It is disposable… Bob leave and all of those guys who originate reggae music, leave a legacy for me and the next generation and they are straying away from it.”

Barrington Levy says the current generation of dancehall musicians are computer artists.

“I came in the business when real singers and real musicians was playing live music, so I just have to thank god I came in at that time,” Barrington Levy said. “These days its all about a man get a computer and sit down and jook and suddenly everybody becomes an entertainer.”

Watch Barrington Levy interview below.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=607962417 Kilano Max

    Barrington need to understand that time has changed and if he cant keep up just get out all the old entertainers want to stay on top all the time bumberclap stups!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=515365773 Nadia SoulRebel Taylor

    I agree with Mr Barrington. In my opinion, Dancehall has taken on a change that is doing nothing for real musicians and singers. Instant fame these-auto tuned people get. It won’t last long. God forbid if any of them are in concert and they computers short circuit. These current, erroneously called dancehall singers are not real musicians. Real musicians are ARTISTS! They have gone through vocal training and they can actually play instruments.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    THE WORLD IS LIKE A ZOO. GOD GAVE HUMAN THIS EARTH TO LIVE AND OBEY GOD LAW. INSTANCE HUMAN ABUSE FREE CHOICE AND DISRESPECT GOD CREATION AND TRYING TO CHANGE GOD CREATION. EVERY THING BELONG TO GOD HUMAN ARE BEGGERS.CHANGING TIME MOTHER NATURE IS IN CONTROL.EARTH REGULATE ON GOD TIME, EVERY CREATION OBEY GOD CREATION. EXCEPT HUMAN. BLESSING.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1603895055 Damion Negril Arthur

    Things and time do change, stay in retirement. What you think REGGAE is only for Jamaican’s? Who did you have under your wing, who did you teach or even introduce to a studio? You want to blame someone start with producers not artist.

  • Sharon ‘Shazz’ Nembhard

    I dare Dancehall Artistes to understand what Barrington says, “in this business THERE IS NO PENSION” Unnu need to leave a LEGACY for the next generation… your music is disposable…There are bands overseas playing AUTHENTIC REGGAE and selling out stadiums!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    BABYLON SET UP REGGAE SO THE OTHER COUNTRY DOING GOOD IN REEGAE AND NOT THE COUNTRY OF THE CREATOR OF REGGAE. BECAUSE JAMAICA WOULD BE MAKING BILLIONS OF DOLLARS BECAUSE HIP HOP NOT DOING WELL IN THE USA. GOD TIME NO MORE HUMAN.