Dancehall artiste Macka Diamond defends crucifixion picture from upcoming video




Acclaimed Dancehall artist, Macka Diamond is out on the defensive after a picture leaked online from an upcoming video showing her hanging from a cross, mirroring the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

The picture, taken from the shoot of her upcoming video for her single, Wicked Heart, triggered social media furor this past week, with some insisting she committed blasphemy by doing the act and crossed the line of artistic expression.

In a radio interview Friday, the Dye Dye singer denied this was the case, saying the picture and meaning behind it were taken out of context.

“To be frank, I was never looking at it that way. It’s since I’m seeing the comments (that) I really started to think about it,” she told IRIE FM. “According to Jamaican terms, we she, ‘Chu, people a crucify mi..dem nah get mi down.’ I wasn’t even thinking aobut this Jesus ting or nail mi hand...like I dying for nobody sins. It is not as deep as everybody is thinking.”

Macka said the scene was only done as a way to represent the recent criticisms fired her way, particularly since her controversial lyrical clash with long-time rival, Lady Saw at STING last December. Wicked Heart has been branded by many in the music industry as a diss track aimed at Saw.

This is not the first time an artist has done a crucifixion in his or her videos or songs. hip hop superstar, Nas pulled off a similar tactic in 1999, hanging from a cross in the visuals for his smash hit, Hate Me Now, which featured P Diddy.

Seven years later, pop legend, Madonna pulled off a mock crucifixion during a stage show performance in Germany, sparking outrage from church groups and music lovers alike.

The official video for Wicked Heart will be released in the coming weeks.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to 2014.

Promote your projects on Dancehallreggaeworld  Click here for more information

What's New? What is the very latest? Click here and get the very latest additions.

Looking For Something Special?  - In most cases, we have what you are looking for. Just search the entire site using this Google Search bar (below).

Your search results will appear in an overlay window.

Home I Reggae Lyrics I VideosDancehall Riddim I Dancheall Singles I Sound Effects I Whats New I Reggae Riddims

What's New?

Recent Articles

  1. Yanique "Curvy Diva" Takes Lifestyle To Africa

    Nov 20, 17 02:41 PM

    November 20, 2017 Kingston Jamaica Recording artiste and TV Host Yanique Curvy Diva Barrett is excited to make her very first hosting and performance

    Read More

  2. Jurors deliberate in Ninjaman murder trial

    Nov 20, 17 02:33 PM

    Jurors in the murder trial of dancehall DJ Ninjaman are now deliberating in the Supreme Court downtown Kingston. Ninjaman, whose given name is Desmond

    Read More

  3. Dancehall and Reggae Music In Belize

    Nov 20, 17 01:19 PM

    Dancehall and Reggae Music In Belize - Where is Belize can we go to listen to Dancehall and Reggae music?

    Read More

  4. Konshens Marries Longtime Girlfriend Latoya Wright

    Nov 20, 17 11:47 AM

    International Dancehall artist Konshens and his longtime fiancée Latoya Wright are officially married. Konshens, whos real name Garfield Spence, tied

    Read More

  5. International Media tunes in to Jamaican Gospel

    Nov 20, 17 10:10 AM

    Jamaican gospel recording artiste DJ Nicholas is very happy that his forth studio album, 'The Audiologist', has garnered him international media attention.

    Read More

Jamaica Sunshine Tours is an authentic Jamaican Tour Company

Jamaicasunshinetours

[?]Subscribe To This Site
  • XML RSS
  • follow us in feedly
  • Add to My Yahoo!