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Sister Nancy, aka Muma Nancy, real name Ophlin Russell-Myers, (born Ophlin Russell, 2 January, 1962, Kingston, Jamaica) is a dancehall DJ and singer. She has been known to the world as the first original dancehall female DJ with her dominating voice for over three decades" on the dancehall scene. One of her most famous songs is "Bam Bam", labelled as a "well-known reggae anthem" by BBC and a "classic" by The Observer.




  • One, Two (1982) Techniques
  • The Yellow, The Purple & The Nancy (1982) Greensleeves (with Yellowman, Fathead, and Purpleman)
  • Sister Nancy Meets Fireproof' (2001) [Special Potato Records](with djMush1)


  • "One Two" Techniques
  • "Bam Bam" Techniques
  • "Transport Connection" Techniques
  • "Proud a We" (1982) Techniques
  • "King and Queen" (1982) AMCO (Yellowman & Sister Nancy)
  • "No Dun And Put Dun" Digital B
  • "Deh Yah Long Time" Digital B
  • "Little More Oil" (2004) Soul Jazz (with DJ /rupture and Kid 606)
  • "Papa Dean" Techniques
  • "Solid Has a Rock" Techniques
  • "Dance Pon Your Corner" Volcano
  • "Originality" (2006) Thievery Corporation
  • "Love Jah" King Jammy's
  • "Fool Say In His Heart" Easy Star Records
  • "Ting Mi Dis a Come" African Stars
  • "Muma is Coming" Shocking Vibes
  • "Ram Dance Daughta" Shocking Vibes
  • "Chalice" Volcano

Compilation appearances

  • A Dee-Jay Explosion (Inna Dance Hall Style) Heartbeat - live album recorded in 1982 includes "One Two" (Sister Nancy & Lee Van Cliff)

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