Vybz Kartel's 'King of the Dancehall' is the Biggest selling Dancehall album in a decade
The album of the decade, King of the Dancehall debuted at number 2 on the Billboard Reggae Album Charts this week.
With first-week sales of 1,867 copies in the US (according to sales tracker Nielsen Music) and over 3,000 globally, King of the Dancehall has the biggest first-week sales for a dancehall artiste in a decade.
Tracks such as Fever and Western Union have become instant favourites among Vybz Kartel ever growing fanbase and are constantly ripping up the airwaves.
Since the release of the album on June 10, 2016, the reviews are pouring in and everyone is ecstatic about this masterpiece. The album has been enjoying major international radio Play on 99Jamz in Miami and Hot 97 in New York. In addition, the album is receiving radio play on Apple Music Beats 1 and Sirius XM. Not to mention the love it has been in getting in the Caribbean and the world at large.
The 14 track album is produced by Addidjahem Records / TJ records and is made available via distributing giants Zojak World Wide.
This is indeed history in the making, and no doubt King of the Dancehall will be talked about for years to come. Vybz Kartel is widely regarded for his lyrical prowess and his enigmatic character, with this album; he sits on the throne as the true king of the dancehall.
Kartel says "it's great feeling knowing I'm still setting trends. Nuff respect and love to the fans who bought and streamed the album and nuff respect to TJ, Zojak World Wide and hey, we're still asking the consumers to go support the genre like I said a few weeks ago, this album is fire and I hope it gets bigger and exposes Dancehall more and more as the world class genre that she is. Again, Thanks to the Fans!"
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Dancehall artiste Shenseea yesterday claimed her spot among the
female dancehall royalty when she dubbed herself dancehall's 'princess'
in a post to her Instagram page.
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Rygin King ready to take dancehall throne - He has been racking up hit after hit in recent times. His songs, 'Things
Go Change' and 'How Me Grow', have been creating a buzz on the local
scene, igniting the dancehall space and has helped to cement the
up-and-coming artiste's place on 'the ones to watch out for' list.
His name is Rygin King, and while he may be fairly new to the
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