He’s locally known, Internationally respected, and his name is Sean Paul! With over 20 years in music, Sean has made an impact with his music and gave Jamaica many more fans. While January 9 marked his 43rd birthday, we wanted to further show love to the Icon with the “Sean Paul Appreciation” Playlist! Featuring his chart topping hits, we also threw in his unique collaborations and tracks you’ve either never heard before or haven’t heard in a long time. Catering to Spotify and Tidal listeners, we hope you have hours of fun with this one. A Dutty Yeah! Check out the Playlist below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
With the staging of the 60th Grammy Awards drawing near, we thought we’d look back at some of years where the Reggae Grammy was won. While many know of the winners, we also want to look back at some of the nominees. To close off our series, today we’ll look at the year 2004.
The early 2000’s saw a wave of Dancehall/Reggae Music crossing over on to the American music scene. Buju Banton was one of the Artists recognized during that time when his 2003 Album “Friends For Life” received a Grammy nomination. Featuring a whopping 19 tracks, it included the Nadine Sutherland assisted “What Am I Gonna Do”, “Sha La La”, and “Mr. Nine”.
The legendary Burning Spear brought along his message music in the 2000s and it showed people were receiving it when his 2003 Album “Freeman” got a Grammy nomination. Consisting of 12 tracks, it included “Hey Dready”, “Old School”, and “We Feel It”.