Shaggy with Small-town Scoundrels to Play bergenPAC, 2/26
Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey will present Shaggy with special guest Small-town Scoundrels on Wednesday, February 26th 2014 at 8PM. Tickets are $55, & $35 and available at: www.ticketmaster.com or www.bergenpac.org or Box Office (201) 227 1030.
In 1993, Shaggy exploded on the music scene with his debut album PURE PELASURE. His remix of the Ska classic Oh Carolina from that album was an instant hit in England and other countries. His Sophomore album BOOMBASTIC went certified platinum, won a Grammy Award in 1996 for Best Reggae Album and topped the Top 40 Rhythmic charts, Hot 100, and Billboard 200. In 2000 he released his fourth album HOTSHOT which went Diamond worldwide and Platinum 6 times in the United States. Notable singles from that album included "It Wasn't Me" and "Angel." "It Wasn't Me" received a Grammy nomination. Single "Luv Me, Luv Me" featuring Janet Jackson was released on the Soundtrack for the movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back. The album also won best-selling album at the 2002 Juno Awards.
In September 2013, Sly & Robbie Presents Shaggy released a collaboration album entitled, "OUT OF MANY, ONE MUSIC." On tour in 2010, Shaggy and Sly and Robbie conceived the idea and started production in 2012. Recorded in New York and Jamaica, the album features Neyo , Beres Hammond, Konshens, Taurus Riley, Coco Tea, Joe, Morgan Heritage, Tessanne Chin, Chronixx, Jimmy Cozier and Damian Marley. The first single "Fight this Feeling" with Beres Hammond was released in May 2013 and has been quickly climbing the charts. Media outlets and industry insiders have all agreed that the single is a game changer, going back to a classic reggae rock steady vibe. The second single, "You Girl", featuring Grammy Winning pop artist Ne-Yo was released summer of 2013. "OUT OF MANY, ONE MUSIC," has received tremendous feedback from industry tastemakers through various listening parties.