Recently, dancehall artiste Mr. Lexx, @therealmrlexx, posted HIS top five songs on Instagram and asked fans their favourites from his legendary dancehall catalogue.

To say the least, Mr Lexx caused much talk on IG, with hundreds liking and commenting on the post.

Lexx, whose given name is Christopher Palmer, shot to fame in the late 1990s and lit up the airwaves with his deep vocals, and smooth delivery of a fresh perspective on dancehall over some of the hottest riddims.

That said, his list included, in no particular order: Good OleCookFull 100Hold The Line featuring Major Lazer and Santi Gold and Anything Goes featuring C.N.N. and Wayne Wonder.

Gully B, radio presenter and jisc jockey located in the United Kingdom, noted that Cook and Hold the Line were two of his favourite dubplates.

Popular dancer and owner of Dance Jamaica Latonya Style had her own top six which included Full 100, CookBounce A Gyal, Good Ole, Video Light and Siddung.

For sure, Rodane Baker could not make up his mind saying: “Jah know, you have so many hits it hard!! But [one] ting I know for sure Full 100 change the culture and definitely in the top 100 greatest dancehall songs and that s**t is not up for discussion!”

Fans including Lishawn Wilson (@Zookid4), lamented that Ring Off Mi Cellie had to be included in top five. “I think that in dancehall overall it’s one of the best and how that riddim just was perfect for... one of my favourite song not just by you, but dancehall song”.

Other singles that came up for inclusion were Halla HallaDivine Reasoning, and Call You Tonight with Lady Saw.

Mr. Lexx enjoyed much success during his heyday. He amassed hits such as Hold The Line featuring Santigold, which was nominated for a 2009 MTV “Best Breakthru” Video Music Award, Get Wid It (Make Some Money), PrayerStar TakStressClothes A Nuh Yuh ProblemLet Those Monkeys OutWar StartBooty ClapYou Bring ItVideo Light andTaxi Fare featuring Mr Vegas and SPY featuring Flexxx from (TOK).

What’s your Top 5 for Mr Lexx?