Tag : Shaggy

Congratulations to Shaggy on His Honorary Doctorate

  Congratulations are in order for music star Shaggy who will be conferred with one of nine honorary doctorates, by one of the United States’ leading Ivy League research universities – Brown University. On Saturday, May 28th, Shaggy, whose real name is Orville Burrell, will receive a Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the prestigious institution during the Undergraduate Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony, which is being staged for students…

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Spice’s “Go Down Deh” on Barack Obama’s List of Favourite Songs of 2021!

Former President Barack Obama has shared his top songs of 2021! Taking to Instagram, he wrote “I’ve always enjoyed listening to a wide variety of music, so it’s no surprise that I listened to a little bit of everything this year. I hope you find a new artist or song to add to your own playlist.” Thank you Mr. Obama for including Spice’s hit record “Go Down Deh” featuring Shaggy…

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Spice’s ‘Go Down Deh’ On NPR’s ‘100 Best Songs Of 2021’

(repost from Dancehall Mag) The Grammy-nominated Queen of Dancehall Spice makes another substantial move in the North American music industry, nabbing a spot in the upper half of NPR’s 100 Best Songs of 2021 list. The Jamaican deejay logs an appearance at No. 48 with Go Down Deh, the popular bass-driven, Shaggy and Sean Paul-assisted lead single from her debut album 10. NPR writer Otis Hart coins Go Down Deh “the dancehall track of the…

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VP Records Powers Dancehall, Jamaica to US Prime Time TV!

(repost from the Jamaica Gleaner) For dancehall and Jamaica to be represented on US prime time TV with slots on ‘Good Morning America’, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ and ‘ Wendy Williams’, mere days apart, is being hailed as epic and calls for a ‘catawampus’ celebration, complete with Go Down Deh on repeat. The dancehall-loving world woke up on Friday morning bursting with pride as Spice, Sean Paul, and Shaggy threw down a smooth,…

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