Murder Inna Dancehall is a website that exposes the violent and disrespectful lyrics conveyed in dancehall music towards the gay and lesbian community.

Although you might find it difficult to understand the lyrics which are written in Jamaican patois (batty man, chi chi man, funny man, fassy, faggot), they are all, nonetheless, pejorative appellations for gays.

EXTRACT or TRANSLATION FROM PATOIS

Yow...String dem up and hang dem up alive
[String them up and hang them up alive]

Bare batty man come round yah a brive
[All queers who come around here]

Dis mamma earth sey none cyann survive
[This mama earth says none can survive]

Hang Dem Up – Capleton

Chorus:
Yow....String dem up and hang dem up alive
Bare batty man come round yah a brive....yow
String dem up and hang dem up alive
Couldn't mamma earth dema try fi deprive ....yow
String dem up and hang dem up alive
Full time now yu burn out di dutty vibe....yow
String dem up and hang dem up alive
Dis mamma earth sey none cyann survive

Verse 1:
Last week mi hear say dat di boy go tek a dive
Which part im dive inna di one Rocky Price
Im see di two half an nyam it from both side
Big thunder ball and him head jus collide
Dis mamma earrth and you know u head goin divide
Mi sey early inna de morning all a next man a rise
Rub nose to nose and all a lash eye to eye
Stiff necked fool a full time dem got wise

Chorus

Verse 2:
True mi sey it obvious and if dem neva sadamite dem
wouldn't pick it up ...oonu check it out
So mi sey it obvious and if dem neva batty man dem
woulnd't pick it up....onnu check it out
So mi sey it obvious and if dem neva corrupt dem wouldn't write it off
Bun batty man only batty man vex
Bun sadamite only sadamite vex
Bun obeah man only obeah man vex
Bun informer a only informer vex
Bun backbiter a only backbiter vex
But if im bun Rex mi cyaan sey a who vex
Mi cyann cal nuh name cause it wi mash up di press
What next?

Chorus

Verse 3:
Den a mek yuh tan so and a mek yu gwaan so
An rastafari neva teach you fi live so
Den a mek yuh tan so and a mek you gwaan so
an di Bobo youth dem neva teach you fi stay so
Disillusion, confusion, temptation, corruption
A deh so dem deh, a deh so dem de
We nuh eat whe dem a eat, we nuh sleep whe dem a sleep
Cause a deh so dem deh, a deh so dem deh
We nuh tink how dem a tink
An wi nuh link how dem a link
Cause a deh so dem deh, a deh so dem deh
We nah go dung deh
A bare batty man mi hear sey come from dung deh
Bare sadamite mi hear sey vilate dung deh
Bare obeah man mi hear sey heng out dung deh
Bare informer buy out dung deh
Han mi di fire mek mi bun out dung deh

Chorus
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NOTE: these lyrics were found on the internet. They might differ from the song.
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