Dancehall was noisy and brash, but it stormed the charts in the 80s and is now embraced by everyone from Drake to Justin Bieber.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
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Among those paying their respects were dancehall star Shaggy and influential broadcaster David Rodigan.
The Jamaican artist's album second became America's second bestselling artist set of 2001.
‘Duets’ compiles the artist’s collaborations with Mary J. Blige, Eric Clapton, Shaggy, and Annie Lennox, among others.
The Grammy-winning reggae singer and songwriter from Kingston, Jamaica has notched countless hit singles and collaborated with many pop artists.
The song will appear on the Reggae artist’s forthcoming “Hot Shot 2020”, which finds Shaggy revisiting some of his biggest hits.
The Sting and Shaggy collaboration ‘44/876’ might have taken many by surprise, but the rock icon and reggae legend have more in common than you think.
The duo's '44/876' album went on to win the Best Reggae Album award at the 61st Grammy Awards in February 2019.
The TV adaptation will feature music from both the original animated film as well as the Tony-winning Broadway rendition.
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Sting says: “‘My Songs’ is my life in songs. Some of them reconstructed, some of them refitted, some of them reframed, but all of them with a contemporary focus.”
‘Just One Lifetime’ is taken from the duo’s widely-acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning album, '44/876.'
The light-hearted video is set in Miami and inspired by the hilarity and hijinks of classic buddy-cop TV shows and films.