What a year! 2022 will bring many trends to dancehall and we are here to relive every moment.
- Jamaican burna boy
Important events in Jamaica. A Nigerian legend came over and performed in front of a large crowd of Jamaicans. The Last Last singer delivered an extraordinary performance that left the patrons in awe. The Afrobeat hitmaker, whose real name is Damini Ogle, has expressed his love for Jamaican culture and its people.
- Spice hospitalization
The dancehall fraternity went into a frenzy when news broke that the dancehall queen was hospitalized in the Dominican Republic. Rumors began to circulate that the artist was in a coma due to complications after surgery. A few days later, Spice took to social media to address the rumors and update her fans about her health.
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The Dancehall Queen began her message by thanking Jesus for saving her life.
Hello, I am in a better place today to properly update my current health status. “
The artist stressed that she had been away from social media for some time to rest mentally, and that she suffered a heart attack, was in a coma, died, and proceeded to set the record straight.
“None of that is true. But I am still recovering from what really happened, so I appreciate all the prayers and concerns. Like your last day, eat, live, love and laugh
- Amari and Queenie clash on The Sting
One of the memorable moments of Sting 2022 was the highly anticipated clash between A’mari DJ Mona Lisa and Queen Ladi Gangsta. The clash started with a bit of excitement as A’mari DJ Mona Lisa pounced on Queen Ladi Gangsta as soon as she stepped onto the stage of her Sting.
A’mari was the first to take the stage, getting the crowd excited in preparation for the crash. She can be heard shouting her signature phrase “dutty bungle” as she makes an entrance fit for a queen.
of Cat The entertainer apparently took things too far, as he had to put up a physical barrier of people between the female artists to keep them from starting fights. , she was briefly removed from the stage after her wig was dragged from her head.
Queenie was the first to be cleared to perform, starting with the hit single One Man To Me GoodieWhen A’mari came to respond, she began tracking down Queenie for being married to herself and was booed by the crowd.
Queenie was named the winner of the clash.
- Jamaican Cardi B and Offset
American rapper Offset and his wife Cardi B traveled to Jamaica to celebrate the rapper’s 31st birthday.st birthday. In a series of posts shared on Instagram, the two were seen having a good time enjoying some downtime on the Southern Island.
The couple made a series of stops on the island, partying at Kingston’s Club Mecca and Romique Entertainment.
- Shenxi’s controversial ‘Rick’ with Meg Zee Stallion
Jamaican dancehall artist Shensey has secured a major international feature for 2022. “Trending Gal” paired controversial single and “Hotties” leader Megan Thee with her Stallion. Lick. Fans had high hopes when it was announced that Shenxi would be working with Meg. The single was labeled a “flop” by many listeners who believed the song offered little to no lyrical content. The track spotlighted oral girlfriend sex, a topic largely taboo in Jamaica.
- Skeng collaborates with Nicki Minaj
Jamaican dancehall artiste Skeng has had a very impressive year. A fairly new young artist to his scene, the young artist has made waves in the industry, culminating in an international collaboration with Nicki Minaj of Rap Her Queen.
Nikki’s love of dancehall is no secret and she has collaborated with Gyptian, Mavado, Beanie Man, Skiliben and more. Skeng’s hit Her Minaj remix of her single Likkle Miss was a huge boost to Skeng’s career. Official Music Her video has racked up nearly 5.5 million views of her on YouTube since its release in September.
- Yush – Mega Edition
2022 offered many international acts to grace the Jamaican stage.When American superstars Ja Rule and Ashanti performed at Mega Yush, they dominated the stage. , which left many patrons in awe. Known worldwide for songs like “Always on Time,” “Mesmerize,” “What’s Luv,” and “Down 4 U,” the pair played all of his hits on Major for their patrons.
Grammy Award-winning singer Ashanti wowed the crowd as she took to the stage in a sexy black, green and gold dress, complete with fishnet stockings, thigh-high boots and a ponytail.
The audience sang every song word for word with them. As Ashanti and Ja Rule alternated on stage, they provided the audience with a complete package. Ja Rule was very happy to be back in Jamaica to perform after he was banned for 10 years for profanity while performing his song I’m Real. His unique voice filled the venue as he rapped the lyrics to his hits “Where Does I Be,” “New York,” “Baby Say Yeah,” and “Between Me and You.”
- DJ Cassidy Brings BET Pass the Mic to Jamaica
DJ Cassidy’s Pass the Mic session in Jamaica was undoubtedly the entertainment highlight of 2022. Calling on some of Jamaica’s most legendary music icons, the show aired during a special on Usain Bolt’s Tracks and Records in February, highlighting all the good things about Jamaican music and culture. The show featured acts such as Sister Nancy, Patra, Tanto Metro and Devonte, Nadine Sutherland and Teller Fabulous.