"It's two different cultures and I know both and I feel respect is due to both so I thought I'd do something to complement that," he said in the documentary when asked to explain the thinking behind "Cockney Translation".
There was no sermon and the welcome and notices were reserved for last.
Today beach resorts in developing countries such as Kuta in Bali, Negril in Jamaica and Boca Chica and Sosua in the Dominican Republic have become Third World pick-up spots for women tourists.
Tour companies even market package deals as sex holidays for single and unaccompanied women.
The 90-minute programme acknowledged the importance of homegrown bands such as Aswad, Steel Pulse and Matumbi, talked to the nearly-forgotten exponents of Lovers' Rock like Janet Kay – whose "Silly Games" soundtracked the summer of 1979 – and ended with the Eighties crossover hits of the Birmingham schoolboy group Musical Youth and the London MC Smiley Culture.
Known for the fast chat style of his two most successful singles, "Cockney Translation" and "Police Officer", Smiley Culture was the first British toaster to talk about everyday experiences and blend East End dialect and Jamaican patois, an approach now commonplace in the music of Roots Manuva, Dizzee Rascal, The Streets and Plan B.