It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.

Please ensure you are using the latest Flash Player.


If you are unable or do not wish to upgrade your Flash Player,
please try a different browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora One subscription will expire shortly.
close
Your Pandora One trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora One.
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

We created Pandora to put the Music Genome Project directly in your hands

It’s a new kind of radio –
stations that play only music you like

 
Create an account for free. Register
Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
People who also like this

Ranking Toyan

In the early '80s, Ranking Toyan, often billed as just Toyan, recorded with some of Jamaica's top dub producers, most notably Henry "Junjo" Lawes, Scientist, and Jah Thomas, and generally did so at Channel One with the Roots Radics as his backing band. Though his success didn't come until the early '80s, Toyan began his career in the mid-'70s, when he performed with the top sound systems of Kingston. In 1978, he made a name for himself with "Disco Pants" and then a year later with "Nah Kill Nuh Man," both songs released by Roots Tradition as 7" singles. With the aid of producers Ernest Hookim and Scientist, Toyan made the jump to full-length albums in 1981 with his self-titled album. Later that same year came what is generally agreed upon as Toyan's masterpiece, How the West Was Won, an album with staggering credentials: released by Greensleeves, written and produced by Henry "Junjo" Lawes, backed by the Roots Radics, recorded at Channel One, and mixed by Scientist at King Tubby's studio. In 1982, Toyan teamed with Lawes and Scientist again for another impressive album, Spar With Me, and remained busy at work on his numerous 1983 releases: two albums with producer Jah Thomas, Ghetto Man Skank and Murder, the latter also featuring Tipper Lee and Johnny Slaughter; two albums with Lawes, Every Posse Want Me and DJ Clash, the former also featuring producer Delroy Wright, the latter Nocodemus; and an album with Tony Robinson and the Roots Radics, Nice Time. Following this enormous year of releases, Toyan's career quieted considerably, ultimately coming to an end in 1991 when he was murdered. ~ Jason Birchmeier, Rovi
full bio

Comments

Toyan tell dem how it begun!!!!bad mexican vs papa toyan!!!!mur d a h
Good Strong Vibe!
anna43019
Great song.
respect Papa Toyan
all the time Toyan BIG UP!
ilia.t95
love spar with me.
rondak123
One of the best and most underrated DJs
rasjonny
Masive dancehall roots!

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[91, 114, 71, 96, 77, 70, 103, 89, 94, 125, 120, 104, 77, 122, 120, 90, 105, 97, 117, 69, 118, 98, 88, 102, 88, 115, 76, 110, 92, 98, 70, 67, 122, 96, 88, 67, 103, 87, 126, 105, 106, 65, 69, 99, 97, 74, 78, 92, 64, 81, 65, 86, 97, 92, 90, 118, 98, 93, 71, 97, 118, 81, 76, 95, 108, 118, 126, 92, 109, 65, 75, 97, 87, 98, 89, 108, 123, 97, 74, 99, 68, 80, 121, 108, 80, 110, 84, 86, 114, 108, 110, 97, 101, 65, 101, 126, 76, 124, 113, 80, 85, 82, 96, 86, 78, 126, 114, 79, 75, 92, 86, 69, 122, 83, 124, 116, 88, 108, 77, 101, 114, 90, 91, 83, 125, 105, 73, 123, 89, 125, 71, 110, 115, 85, 120, 89, 85, 116, 98, 113, 111, 91, 74, 119, 108, 125, 98, 98, 75, 93, 114, 67, 66, 80, 84, 90, 98, 68, 124, 109, 98, 118, 92, 113, 66, 117, 68, 65, 116, 91, 65, 116, 104, 89, 120, 66, 123, 73, 119, 99, 104, 86, 124, 71, 92, 93, 67, 73, 110, 98, 111, 120, 101, 65, 69, 95, 89, 79, 87, 95, 66, 68, 91, 123, 96, 121, 71, 117, 122, 120, 86, 116, 125, 124, 78, 122, 107, 65, 116, 77, 75, 108, 117, 93, 81, 86, 120, 114, 111, 119, 84, 127, 114, 84, 107, 66, 112, 81, 107, 90, 119, 114, 125, 100, 116, 92, 90, 92, 124, 103, 66, 118, 67, 66, 114, 103, 65, 78, 121, 102, 82, 97, 64, 71, 70, 106, 84, 97, 117, 97, 116, 101, 81, 105, 65, 116, 93, 106, 65, 110, 88, 120, 124, 123, 76, 78, 102, 94, 76, 113, 122, 71, 104, 69, 76, 100, 66, 92, 104, 88, 103, 71, 124, 111, 115, 109, 122, 89, 79, 83, 127, 79, 123, 84, 119, 86, 68, 110, 110, 82, 88, 84, 67, 102, 99, 101, 79, 101, 70, 68, 104, 73, 122, 101, 98, 98, 97, 70, 88, 113, 85, 124, 72, 77, 118, 108, 102, 104, 108, 80, 95, 114, 72, 123, 76, 79, 69, 75, 115, 82, 104, 98, 87, 67, 67, 69, 115, 118, 105, 120, 103, 69, 114, 77, 122, 88, 105, 67, 83, 107, 87, 108, 95, 119, 95, 70, 98, 108, 79, 108, 73, 115, 116, 73, 72, 110, 106, 103, 80, 96, 106, 86, 122, 72, 97, 112, 125, 98, 113, 72, 95, 108, 74, 108, 78, 87, 68, 112, 120, 95, 66, 72, 100, 98, 109, 108, 119, 82, 87, 79, 75, 71, 120, 121, 79, 98, 68, 87, 115, 97, 102, 92, 106, 89, 98, 113, 111, 88, 126, 73, 75, 76, 80, 98, 74, 125, 115, 108, 97, 122, 125, 71, 70, 124, 90, 70, 85, 119, 124, 117, 94, 70, 78, 113, 123, 79, 96, 73, 109, 93, 81, 78, 106, 97, 91, 126, 112, 98, 105, 70, 110, 116, 78, 87, 121, 111, 103, 91, 101, 127, 116, 71, 85, 71, 100, 88, 81, 70, 124, 64, 77, 91]