OLDIES SUNDAY: Sister Charmaine – No Disrespect (1990)


Today’s Oldies Sunday selection is dedicated to Dancehall Artist Sister Charmaine who passed away on January 5, 2021. Before the many prominent Queens of Dancehall, Sister Charmaine was one who held that title proudly. Today we go back in time to check out “No Disrespect“.

Released through Leggo Records in 1990, Sister Charmaine did plenty name dropping on this one as she shares the difficulty in catching a break in music. In a rather humorous way, she calls upon artists like Papa San, Admiral Bailey, General Trees, Little Lenny, Professor Nuts, Lt. Stitchie, Flourgon, Ninja Man, and many more for assistance in making her career as successful as theirs. From borrowing a Benz, to performing Obeah, to learning certain songs and moves, Sister Charmaine believes these were some of the methods her fellow artists used in getting a “buss“. The song was not made to disrespect the many artists mentioned, but to give her audience something to laugh about, and showcase her versatility. The song was featured on the “Live And Kickin’” compilation in 1990. A song we believed took a cue from “No Disrespect” was Ce’cile’s 2000 single, “Changez” where she called out male deejays, but for a rather different topic.

Walk Good Sister Charmaine!

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.@RaineSeville Defends The Women On “No Disrespect”!


Women need love, equal opportunities, and respect! They’ve been demanding these and more in various ways over the years through music, marches, and public speaking. With the rise of various Women movements in recent years, there have been many more voices to assist. Today, Recording Artist Raine Seville speaks her mind and exercises her rights in her 1st offering for 2019, “No Disrespect“. Produced by Reeliss Ent. on the “Real Retro Riddim“, Raine states loud and clear that Women should be protected, treated fairly, loved, and respected while highlighting many ways where Women have excelled and stepped up. Show nuff respect to the ladies, and don’t take advantage of them either. Salute the Women! Check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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