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June 17, 2011

Shaggy’s upcoming album: Summer in Kingston, to be released in July & upcoming tour dates!

Upcoming 2011 Shaggy album: Summer in Kingston!
get Shaggy's off the hook new single Sugarcane now!Wow wow wow! Are you ready for this? Shaggy’s off the hook upcoming album will be released in July! The album, entitled Summer in Kingston, will be released on July 19! I think this title fits perfectly with Shaggy’s new feel-good summer music such as Sugarcane!

Let Shaggy take you to Jamaica! The new album “Summer in Kingston” will be out on July 19 on iTunes for only $2.99!

Shaggy Summer in Kingston album cover new 2011 off the hook new Shaggy album Mr Boombastic is back with yet another smash hit

Summer in Kingston
1. Just Another Girl feat. Tarrus Riley
2. Sugarcane
3. Dame
4. Feeling Alive feat. Agent Sasco
5. End of the World (Drink Up)
6. Soldier’s Story feat. Jaiden
7. Fired Up (F*ck The Rece$$ion!)
8. The Only One (Lie To Me) feat. Jaiden

Upcoming tour dates
Shaggy is not just releasing an album during the summer, he’s also touring in among others French Guyana, Tanzania, Italy, Austria, UK, US, France and Spain!

One Love Concert, Stade de Baduel, French Guyana (June 18) (confirmed)
Shaggy is the headliner of the One Love Festival at the Stade de Baduel in Cayenne in French Guyana on June 18! The festival is organized by famous football player Florent Malouda and Barrington Levy, Tarrus Riley, Rayvon, Queen Ifrica, Protoje, Kayshia and more will also perform at the festival. Here’s a Trace.tv promo video!

Visit the official One Love Festival site for the schedule, ticket info and more.

Zanzibar International Film Festival, Zanzibar, Tanzania (June 24) (confirmed)
Shaggy is going to open the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) with a concert at the Old Fort in Zanzibar, Tanzania, on June 24! You can find info about Shaggy’s concert at the official ZIFF site, as well as ticket info.

Grand opening of the Serengeti Fiesta, Mwanda, Tanzania (NOT yet confirmed)
The Citizen and Gsengo write that Shaggy will perform at the grand opening of the Serengeti Fiesta in Mwanda, Tanzania on June 25 or 26. This concert has not yet been confirmed.

Venice Sunsplash (July 2) (confirmed)
Shaggy will headline the Venice Sunsplash 2011 Festival at the Parco dell’Isola dell’Unione in Chioggia, Venice, Italy on July 2! For lots of info, visit the Venice Sunsplash site.

World Bodypainting Festival, Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Austria (July 3) (confirmed)
Shaggy and crew will rock the World Bodypainting Festival in Pörtschach am Wörthersee in Austria with a concert on July 3! Visit the Bodypainting Festival official official site for more info and tickets.

Would you like to win tickets to the festival? Eventszene is giving away 2×2 tickets to the World Bodypainting festival in Pörtschach am Wörthersee in Austria, enter here for a chance to win!

P.C. Richard & Son Theater for iHeartRadio Live, New York (July 6) (confirmed)
See Shaggy at the P.C. Richard & Son Theater for iHeartRadio Live on Wednesday, July 6th, 2011! Shaggy will perform hits from his brand new upcoming album like Sugarcane and more! Tickets for this exclusive event in New York are only available by entering the contest at P.C. Richard & Son or 104.7 KTU, so join in now!

If you can’t attend the concert in New York, there’s good news too: The show will be streamed live online on KTU! 😀

More
Shaggy’s full tour schedule (as known so far)

March 19, 2011

Shaggy to be inducted into the Reggae Walk of Fame & nominated for four IRAWMA Awards

Shaggy to be inducted into the Reggae Walk of Fame
Congratulations to Shaggy! Shaggy will be inducted into the Reggae Walk of Fame for his achievements and contributions to the growth of the reggae music industry both in Jamaica and abroad!

Shaggy will receive his induction in the Reggae Walk of Fame when he returns to Trelawny to perform at the official grand opening celebration of the new cruise ship port in Falmouth, Jamaica on March 22. The largest cruise ship of the world, The Oasis of the Seas, will call into Falmouth that day. Other inductees in the Reggae Walk of Fame include Yellowman, Culture, Toots Hibbert, Tony Rebel, Barrington Levy, Third World, Ziggy Marley, Bunny Wailer, The I-Threes and Ky-Mani Marley.

More info: Bob Marley School for the Arts Institute.

Shaggy nominated for four 2011 IRAWMA Awards!
Shaggy has been nominated for four International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA)! Vote here!

  • category 1. Bob Marley Award for Entertainer of the Year

  • category 22. Best Caribbean Entertainer
  • category 39. Community Service Award
  • category 40. Marcus Garvey Humanitarian Award (Shaggy & Friends)

The 30th installment of the IRAWMA Awards ceremony will take place on May 28 the Napa Building in Port of Spain, Trinidad. You can find more info at the IRAWMA site, where you can vote for the awards as well!

September 3, 2010

New video: The making of For Yur Eyez Only (Shaggy, Alaine & Tony CD Kelly) and new upcoming tour dates

The making of For Yur Eyez Only
Wanna see how Shaggy’s new hit song For Yur Eyez Only was made? Big Yard uploaded footage of Tony “CD” Kelly, Alaine and Shaggy in the studio. You can watch it below!

Shaggy, Alaine and Tony “CD” Kelly: The making of the new smash hit For Yur Eyez Only!

Download For Yur Eyez Only!

Tour schedule updates
Shaggy’s MySpace confirms the following upcoming tour dates in New York and Orlando, Florida:

September 3 Hot 97 FM On Da Reggae Tip, New York (tickets)
Shaggy will make a special guest appearance at Hot 97 FM’s On Da Reggae Tip at Hammerstein’s Ballroom, New York on September 3! Other artists to perform are Gyptian, Mr Vegas, Serani, Ricky Blaze, Barrington Levy, Ding Dong, Alison Hinds and Elephant Man!

September 4 Reggaefest 2010, Hard Rock Live Orlando, Florida (tickets)
Shaggy, Barrington Levy, Rayvon, Alaine, Gyptian, Serani, Rupee, Don Yute, Qupid, Malica and Alayna will perform at the Reggaefest 2010 at Hard Rock Live Orlando, Florida on September 4!

September 5 Mister Cee 5 Alarm Blaze, Webster Hall, New York (tickets)
Shaggy, Elephant Man, Serani, Mr Vegas, Bunji Garlin, Fay-Anne Lyons, Ricky Blaze, Ding Dong, Demarco, Tallpree, JW & Blaze, Lady Saw and Alison Hinds will perform on September 5 at Mr Cee’s 5 Alarm Blaze at Webster Hall in New York!

Shaggy’s full tour schedule

July 20, 2010

New songs: Shaggy & Barrington Levy – Only You &
Barrington Levy feat. Wyclef Jean, Snoop Dogg & Shaggy – Murderer Remix!

New song: Barrington Levy & Shaggy – Only You!
Barrington Levy and Shaggy recorded a new tune on the Hold You Riddim, which you might know from among others Gyptian’s hit song Hold Yuh. The song, which is called Only You, was produced by Sting Int’l and you can listen to it right here!

New song: Barrington Levy & Shaggy – Only You!

 
Only You is not the only tune Shaggy recorded with Barrington Levy. For Shaggy’s 2005 Clothes Drop album, Shaggy and Barrington Levy recorded Broadway and for Shaggy’s 2002 Lucky Day album, they recorded the song Full Control.

New remix: Barrington Levy feat. Wyclef Jean, Snoop Dogg & Shaggy – Murderer Remix!
Shaggy is also mentioned as one of the featured artists on the newest remix of Barrington Levy’s Murderer. Murderer is one of Barrington Levy’s big tunes. The new Murderer remix single, which has just been released, features Wyclef Jean, Snoop Dogg & Shaggy! Wanna get the song? You can get it on iTunes!

New song: Barrington Levy feat. Snoop Dogg, Wyclef Jean & Shaggy – Murderer remix!

June 23, 2010

Newly added tour dates: New York and Belgium

Shaggy’s official MySpace confirms the following new tour dates in New York and Belgium and offers special price tickets to the Brooklyn Music Festival:

Brooklyn Music Festival tickets
Shaggy writes that you can get special price tickets for the Brooklyn Music Festival by entering the promo code SHAGGY on Tix 4 Me when purchasing tickets!

The Brooklyn Music Festival will take place on July 4 and the line-up is stellar! Among others Shaggy, Shabba Ranks, Fabolous, B.O.B., Barrington Levy, Lady Saw, Marcia Griffiths, Tanya Stephens, Tony Matterhorn, Ding Dong, Assassin, Ricky Blaze, Courtney John, Daville, Yellowman and Gregory Isaacs will perform. More info. It’s gonna be a maaad festival!

Party FM Mega Jam 2010 (July 17)
Shaggy, Gyptian, Black Dada, Ultimate, Kardinall Offishal and many more artists will perform at the Mega Jam 2010 on July 17 in the Country Fair Entertainment Park in Medford, New York. You can get more info on the Party FM site. Tickets are available at Wan Tickets.

Suikerrock, Tienen, Belgium (July 31)
Shaggy’s official MySpace confirms that Shaggy will perform at the Suikerrock festival in Tienen, Belgium on July 31! Other artists to perform are The Opposites, Customs, Das Pop, Arid and Grace Jones. More info on the Suikerrock site, tickets are available at Tickoweb and Free Record Shop.

Shaggy’s full tour schedule

June 10, 2010

New tour date: Suikerrock, Belgium

New tour date: Suikerrock, Belgium
Shaggy will perform at the Suikerrock festival in Tienen, Belgium on July 31! Other artists to perform at Suikerrock on July 31 are The Opposites, Customs, Das Pop, Arid and Grace Jones. You can get more info about the festival and tickets at the Suikerrock site. Shaggy will also perform at Kursaal in Ostend, Belgium on July 29!

Brooklyn Music Festival promo video
Shaggy, Fabolous, B.O.B., Barrington Levy, Lady Saw, Marcia Griffiths, Tanya Stephens, Tony Matterhorn, Ding Dong, Assassin, Ricky Blaze, Little Hero, Daville, Yellowman, Gregory Isaacs and more will perform on July 4 at the Brooklyn Music Festival. Here’s a hot new promo video (and a shorter promo video too)! Sounds like it’s gonna be a siick festival!

International Reggae Day
On July 1 the International Reggae Day festival will be held, celebrating Jamaica’s rich cultural legacy, history, and musical impact all across the world. The virtual media event is designed as a Red, Gold and Green I Love Jamaica campaign and global reggae party. Shaggy will be one of the featured artists at the IRD virtual Media Festival! Jamaica Observer and IRD official site.

Shaggy’s full tour schedule

May 16, 2010

Shaggy to perform at Brooklyn Music Festival and organizes a Walk for Peace in Jamaica

Shaggy to Brooklyn Music Festival
Shaggy, Fabolous, Lady Saw, Barrington Levy, Yellowman, Tanya Stephens, Assassin (Agent Sasco), Ding Dong, Gregory Isaacs, Marcia Griffiths, B.O.B., Da’Ville, Tanya Stephens and many more will perform at the 3rd Annual Brooklyn Music Festival!

The Brooklyn Music Festival will be held on July 4 at Aviator Sports and Recreation at Floyd Bennet Field, Flatbush Avenue Extension South, New York. For more info about the festival and tickets, visit the official festival site!

Shaggy’s full tour schedule
 

Shaggy organizes a Walk for Peace: Save Jamaica!
Jamaica has had a long standing problem with violence and after the recent shootings of dancehall artists Oneil (of the group Voicemail) and Mad Cobra, the entertainment community is planning a Peace March on May 23. Edit: please note that the Peace March has been postponed due to the recent unrest in Jamaica.

Shaggy, organiser and spokesperson for the Peace March, spoke to the Jamaica Star about the violence in Jamaica and the event he is organizing. You can read more in this article!

February 4, 2010

Raggamuffin Festival 2010 videos, photos, reviews and interviews

Wanna see a lot of photo and videos for the Raggamuffin Festival 2010, which kicked off in New Zealand and continued in Australia? Then be sure to read on!

Raggamuffin Australia photos
Gigchick has photos of Shaggy at the Raggamuffin Festival 2010 (see her photos of Shaggy at the Raggamuffin Festival 2009 and 2010 here)! Mystifyme concert photography has a photo gallery of the Raggamuffin Festival at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney, including photos of Shaggy & crew! And Rebecca Holden / De-tec-tive has a photo gallery of Shaggy in concert in Melbourne (more at Faster Louder)!

Shaggy’s entrance, Long Time and Bonafide Girl in Melbourne HQ video

Would you like to see more photos? WA Today also has a photo gallery of Shaggy & crew at the Raggamuffin Festival (click on Previous or Next for more photos). There are also fan photos at the Raggamuffin Facebook. Perth Now has a review and held an interview with Shaggy about how he likes to perform for the second time in a row at the Raggamuffin Festival, about his charity work and about Jamaican music

Raggamuffin Australia videos
All reviews say Shaggy’s show at the Raggamuffin Festival in Australia was hot! See it for yourself, here are a couple of videos! Wow! Judging from the videos as well, it must have been an awesome concert! The songs that DJ Kue and Shaggy played in the crowd teaser video are I Gotta Feeling (Black Eyed Peas), Welcome to Jamrock (Damian Marley), Land Down Under (Men at Work), Broader than Broadway (Barrington Levy / Shaggy) and Angel.

Shaggy & DJ Kue Crowd Teaser in Melbourne HQ video

More videos of the Raggamuffin Festival in Australia: Bonafide Girl (Melbourne), Angel and In the Summertime!

Shaggy in New Zealand interviews and reviews
Juice TV caught up with Shaggy for an interview upon his arrival in New Zealand and has photos. News Talk also interviewed Shaggy about the festival.

By estimation, thirty to forty thousand people attended the first day of the festival in Rotorua, NZ, and the performances and atmosphere were awesome, according to all reports. TV NZ and News Talk. If you wanna read another review of the Raggamuffin Festival, visit Voxy.

Raggamuffin Festival New Zealand videos
One video from the Raggamuffin Festival in Rotorua, New Zealand has been embedded below. It’s Shaggy & crew performing Feel the Rush!

Feel the Rush live at the Raggamuffin Festival in New Zealand

You can also watch (or listen to) videos that were taken further away from the stage of Bonafide Girl and That Girl, Shaggy’s entrance and Angel, Crowd Teaser, Broadway, Angel and In the Summertime, Broadway and Angel, Angel and Strength of a Woman!

January 13, 2010

New song: Bob Sinclar & Shaggy – I Wanna.., Youth View Awards 2010, Ragga Muffins Festival, Usain Bolt and Shaggy to Hollywood and Shaggy & Friends

New Shaggy song: Bob Sinclar & Shaggy – I Wanna!
Shaggy’s new song with Bob Sinclar premiered on Fun Radio last night. The song is called I Wanna and it’s hot! You can listen to it below.

Bob Sinclar & Shaggy – I Wanna…

Upcoming concert dates
Here are some of the newly added 2010 Shaggy tour dates! So far the Raggamuffin Festival in Australia and New Zealand has been confirmed by Big Yard, the other dates haven’t been confirmed yet but they have been in the media.

Shaggy and Usain Bolt to Hollywood
The fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt, will play the turntables for charity at Jazzy T’s annual birthday celebration at the Seminole Hard Rock Opium Night Club in Hollywood on January 17. Shaggy will also be present, according to the South Florida News!

Raggamuffin Festival Australia and New Zealand
Shaggy, Wyclef Jean, Julian Marley, Sean Kingston, Steel Pulse, Lauryn Hill and Sly & Robbie will perform at the Raggamuffin Festival in Australia and New Zealand on January 23-31. For the exact tour dates and locations, here.

Youth View Awards 2010
Shaggy, Ding Dong, Tifa, Aidonia, Elephant Man, Voicemail, Etana, G-Whizz, Tessanne Chin and more artists will perform at the Youth View Awards 2010! And that’s not all, Shaggy has been nominated for awards in the categories of Celebrity Role Model and Local International Artiste of the Year!

The awards ceremony will be held at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston, Jamaica on February 6. For more information about the awards show and the voting for the awards, log on to the Youth View Awards 2010 Facebook!

Ragga Muffins Festival California
On February 20 and 21, the Ragga Muffins Festival in California will pay tribute to Bob Marley. Shaggy will perform on Long Beach on February 20! You can find more info about the festival and on where to get tickets at the Ragga Muffins Festival site.

Artists who will perform at the two-day festival are among others Shaggy, Gregory Isaacs, Barrington Levy, Capleton, Cocoa Tea, Tarrus Riley, Alborosie, The Mighty Diamonds, Konshens, Yellowman, Gramps Morgan, Kenneth Boothe, Frankie Paul, Big Youth, Don Carlos and Lloyd Brown.

Caribbean Festival Miami
Damian, Stephen & Julian Marley and Shaggy will perform at the Caribbean Festival at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami on February 27! Source: Reggae Ville.

All of Shaggy’s tour dates

Reportage Shaggy video
Here’s a clip from a tv show item about Shaggy. Wanna see photos of Shaggy as a baby and as a kid? As well as of some of his magazine covers? And watch video snippets of US MTV Cribs, Oh Carolina, Boombastic, Hey Sexy Lady, live shows and more? You can watch it all in the video below!

Reportage Shaggy video!

Shaggy & Friends raise $30 million for Bustamente Hospital!
The Shaggy & Friends concert raised $30 million (Jamaican) dollars for the Bustamente Hospital for Children! A huge achievement, made possible by Shaggy & Friends, the Shaggy Make a Difference Foundation and everyone who attended and contributed. Much respect to Shaggy and the Shaggy Make a Difference Foundation for their charity work! Jamaica Gleaner article with photo.

More Shaggy & Friends videos, reviews and photos
The Back a Yard Magazine has photos and a review of the Shaggy & Friends benefit concert on January 2 in Kingston, Jamaica! You can read more about the concert in the Jamaica Gleaner as well: “Shaggy and friends deliver spectacular concert” and “Thank you, Shaggy“! You can also watch a video review at Caribbean Beats tv Season 6 Episode 1.

More Shaggy & Friends 2010 concert photos, videos and reviews!

Shaggy live at Jamaica House
Shaggy performed a tribute to the Jamaican Olympic artists at Jamaica House. Here’s a live video of Shaggy & Jaiden performing Bonafide Girl!

Shaggy Bonafide Girl live in Jamaican House

More Shaggy & Friends 2010 concert photos, videos and reviews!

January 6, 2009

Part II Shaggy and Friends concert reviews and videos, new Shaggy, Mighty Mystic and Leelie video!

Part II Shaggy & Friends concert reviews, photos and videos
Here’s part II of the Shaggy & Friends reviews, pictures and videos post about Shaggy’s benefit concert for the Bustamente Hospital for Children. You can find part I here. Enjoy!

Reviews and photos
Jamaica Observer concert review: The Friends came outJamaica Gleaner pictures of guests and performers among others Rik RokJamaica Observer review: Shaggy & Friends take a bowCambodia Jamaica concert photos.

Video of Shaggy & Rayvon at the Shaggy & Friends charity concert: Oh Carolina, Hope and Angel thanks to Outaroad.com

New Shaggy video: Mighty Mystic, Lelie and Shaggy Here I Am
A video was shot for Mighty Mystic’s single Here I Am featuring Shaggy and Lelie. Here’s a video preview!

Mighty Mystic, Lelie and Shaggy Here I Am video preview

January 5, 2009

Happy New Year and Shaggy and Friends reviews, video and photos

Happy New Year!

The Shaggy & Friends benefit concert for the Bustamente Hospital for Children was a huge success! The number of people who came to view the show that took place on the lawn of Jamaica House on January 3 was very high. Artists who attended were among others Shaggy, Rik Rok, Rayvon, Na’Sha, Barrington Levy, Elephant Man, Macy Gray, D’Angel, Etana, Buju Banton, Luciano, Freddie McGregor, Tony Rebel, Tarrus Riley, Sean Paul, Allison Hinds, Ce’Cile, Christopher Martin, Marcia Griffiths, Da’Ville, Milk, Usain Bolt, Ity and Fancy Cat, Dean Fraser, Morgan Heritage and Lady Saw. Here are the first links!

Jamaica Observer review: Shaggy gives hopeJamaica Gleaner reviewConcert review and a photo of Shaggy and RikRokPhotosReview: Nuff respect to Shaggya video of Etana performing at the Shaggy & Friends benefit concertOutaroad picturesLTTS reviewCaribbean EMagazine review.

Jamaican prime minister Bruce Golding and opposition leader Portia Simpson Miller (she’s the former prime minister) also got on stage! Jamaica Star review. Shaggy and Friends recorded a tune and a video for this occasion which is called Shaggy & Friends – Save a Life. You can watch the video and read the lyrics here.

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