VIDEO: Dexta Daps Fights With Police Officers at Airport in Jamaica.
Last year was quite the year for Ding Dong, and his recent success seems as if it will continue for a while with Sean Paul’s addition to his song, ‘Lowe Mi Nuh’.
Ding Dong returned as one of the top contenders in dancehall last year with songs like Syvah and Shampoo, which had accompanying dance moves that were just as popular.
A few months ago, Ding Dong added Lowe Mi Nuh to the already popular Chimney Records-produced ‘Happy Hour’ rhythm, and it has been enjoying tremendous success since then.
“I released the song on that rhythm because the dance for the song buss on that rhythm. Sean Paul gravitate to the song, and one day I asked him if he would do a remix of the song. He was mad excited about the song and the dance,” Ding Dong told THE STAR.
“I am super excited because it (remix) ago mek the song reach a different market. It is going to be a plus for me and the rhythm.”
He added that a music video for the remix will also be done as soon as both their schedules allow for it.
Despite being added to the rhythm months after it was initially released, Ding Dong said he is quite pleased with how well Lowe Mi Nuh has been doing.
“Most of the songs were released already, and I made a late entry. I think the song and the remix will carry the rhythm to the summer or even beyond summer. It’s like the hottest song in dancehall right now,” he said.
And Ding Dong, who says he has been having a “blessed year”, noted that he has upcoming shows in the United States, Canada and England. He added that the entire Ravers Clavers dance group is available for bookings in the United States.
“It’s a joy for me to bring dancers on that level. It is a big accomplishment for us as dancers,” he said, adding that the ‘Syvah’ jerseys are available for sale on repja.com, and the sales for the product have been tremendous thus far.
But that’s not all, Ding Dong said Ravers Clavers has also been hosting Dresscode Fridays and Upscale Sundays, which are both held the last Friday and Sunday every month at the Ravers Clavers corner in Nannyville, St Andrew.
DUTCH singer/songwriter Eva Simons recently collaborated with dancehall star Konshens on the song Policeman. Produced by Dutch DJ/dance musician Sidney Samson, the track is expected to be a major summer hit in Europe.
Simons, who is big in European Electronic Dance Music circles, had a massive dance hit in 2010 with Take Over Control (credited as Afrojack featuring Eva Simons).
That song sold over one million copies in the United States, and peaked at number 24 in the United Kingdom.
Her subsequent hits include the collaboration This is Love featuring Will I Am of the Black Eyed Peas. It went to number one in the UK, Belgium and Ireland.
In an interview with the Sunday Observer, Simons spoke about Policeman.
“For a while I wanted to make a song with the theme (being) police. One of my favorite samples of all times is the KRS-1 Sound of da Police, and that song is already 20 years old! So I thought it’s time for a new police track, right?” she explained.
The 30-year-old artiste said she got the initial beat after ‘messing around with a bubbling snare’, adding that, “Soon as Sidney heard my demo he was like, ‘Yo! can I produce this, I would totally smash it’.”
Konshens was recommended by a mutual friend.
“When the song was done, something was still missing, I really wanted a sick rapper on the track. Sidney connected me to Rodney Hill (Jamaican producer and A&R for dance music DJ Bob Sinclar) who knows Konshens, and he was like, ‘lemme see if Konshens is interested’, and he was!” Simons exclaimed
Born to a Dutch father and black mother from Suriname, Simons grew up in Amsterdam and is a former member of the group Raffish.
She has collaborated with Chris Brown, and opened for Beyonce on The Netherlands leg of her ‘Mrs Carter Show The World Tour’ in 2013.
AFTER more than a month, reggae artiste Shaggy’s It Wasn’t Me and Angel remains at the top of the iTunes Reggae Album chart. The tracks are from his 2001 set Hot Shot.
Shaggy (given name Orville Burrell) is currently in America promoting his latest single I Need Your Love. He made an appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show on Thursday.
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Sizzla Kalonji’s team is dismissing reports that the reggae entertainer has migrated to Zimbabwe.
The internet chatter started after an old article resurfaced on Facebook about Sizzla’s 2010 visit to the motherland where he received several acres of land in Zimbabwe and Ghana as gifts.
Sizzla’s publicist, Olimata Taal tells Music News that Konlanji is currently living in Jamaica but has plans to go back to Africa.
Sizzla recently celebrated his 39th birthday at the Eastern Peace Center in West Kingston.
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