Shaggy says Spice is now “on track to greatness” – DancehallMag
The day after the official release of Spice’s ten album, Dancehall megastar Shaggy, predicted that some of the songs from the 15-track production for which he was executive producer, were going to be classics. Additionally, Shaggy said Spice was on the way to greatness, as her album stood among those released by a galaxy of stars, who had released albums around the same time as her.
âYou’re on the right track,â he said of Spice in a video he posted on his birthday Friday. âYou did it again because it’s a very tough release date, not because your birthday, but it’s also a release date where a lot of heavyweights came out over the weekendâ¦ who were on d ‘huge labels with a lot of influence and the money and power behind them and you kind of seem to be shining.
âIt shows you your star power and just shows that you always know how to stay relevant and ready and that’s what makes you a real star,â he added.
The woman of the moment, Spice, has also made it clear to the former US Navy that she will go to war against anyone who has the temerity to flout her rights, as she has repeatedly declared that he is her hero.
She made her position known after Shaggy posted a photo of the album’s initial planning meeting between himself, Spice, and representatives of VP Records.
“It started with this meeting in my studio with # VPrecordsâ¦. To dominate and break down barriers, none of this is possible without the art, work ethic and intuition of @spiceofficial that we make it easy !! Artist brings art !!! Congratulations again Spice !! Living up to the title #queenofthedancehall, âShaggy wrote.
In response the Refresh it the artist noted: âMY hero
Solid Agency President Sharon Burke, who has long been hailed by the Queen of Dancehall as the ‘Mother of Dancehall’, also praised Shaggy for her indelible role in the making of her long-awaited debut album.
On Saturday, a day after the album’s release, Burke took to Instagram to congratulate the two artists for working hard over the past few months to complete the 15-track album, and praised Shaggy for his versatility and its adaptability.
âCongratulations @direalshaggy. The hard work you do day and night is surely paying off. You are the most versatile person in Jamaican music that I have seen. You did it all. Artist, Executive Producer. Produce. writing Edition. Marketing; know everything about Dsps, âBurke wrote of the Boomastic artist.
âI’m now sure that’s why you can do it easily and still win over and over again. I’ve seen the hypocrites try to use you, try to step on you, try to use your brand to get them further. I just shook my head! Don’t let anyone take your shine away from you, âshe continued.
Burke added, âI respect your work ethic. I’m now sure @spiceofficial knows that you are the boss of all bossesâ¦ We got it. Kings only mix with queens who are real. You can’t touch that! Only the strong will survive.
In response, Shaggy thanked her longtime friend for her feelings and expressed her love for her.
“Thanks Sharonâ¦ but everyone already knows seh yuh a mi Gâ¦ pit bull in my corner ready to attack anyone who stands up against ‘luv u sis,” he replied.
Sharon’s supporters also recognized Shaggy for his instrumental role on the album coming to fruition.
âBig up u shaggy self. You are so humble and down to earth. You did well with the albumâ¦ We couldn’t be prouderâ, wrote shadewallofficial while gilliankblack added: âStill a team player ! Big up Shaggy !!! â
Shaggy had decided to lead production on Spice’s album after admitting, after approaching him about doing a collaboration, that despite all the work she had done over the years, she had never released from album.
As executive producer of tenShaggy performed a series of tasks including, among other things, scheduling recording time for her to work in the studio to develop her album, as well as helping with the marketing of her songs. His roles also included overseeing the production of the accompanying music videos, keeping the album production on track and helping build his brand.