Skeng set for 2 shows in England; will he be featured on Nicki Minaj's 'Pink Friday 2' album?
The rising dancehall star is set to embark on a short UK tour while he is about to be included in a star-studded lineup on the rapper's upcoming album. He also teases at new collab with Valiant
Skeng, Jiggy D, Valiant (Photo: Cedestial)
The undeniable evolution of fast-rising dancehall star Skeng led him to constantly reap success as he is one of the current frontrunners of Jamaican music overseas.
Despite his evolution in the local scene, the 22-year-old deejay is also gaining recognition in the international market, and so is the increasing demand for his live performances. The Spanish Town-born artiste is set to embark on a short UK tour by the end of September joined by fast-rising dancehall artiste, Rajahwild. both expect to take on the stage at the prestigious Indigo At The O2 Arena in London on September 29, followed by a performance in Birmingham on the 30th.
Accompanied by his personal DJ/producer, Jiggy D, and his management team, Showtime Services, he will reach England just after having a show in Toronto this Saturday, September 23 alongside leading dancehall acts Alkaline and Jada Kingdom.
The Dancehall Rockstar is best known for his electrifying, non-stop performances that are more often unpredictable and mesmerize the audience, especially the girls.
Meanwhile, two of the leading forces of the current dancehall scene, Skeng, and Valiant joined forces for a new single together with selector Jiggy D. Footage from the behind-the-scenes of the video shoot just sparked the internet. The video shoot was held at the Gee Jam Hotel in Port Antonio, Jamaica, by the renowned video directors, Shane Creative & Ruppi of 'Now Or Never',
In addition, Skeng became one of the favorites among the list of American-Trinidadian rap superstar Nicki Minaj, a thing that led to their blockbuster collab 'Likkle Miss', which recently won the collaboration of the year (dancehall/reggae) at the inaugural Caribbean Music Awards. Nicki Minaj took the Social platforms to congratulate Skeng after he received the award at the prestigious event.
Fans are speculating that another collaboration could be on the cards and he will be featured on Nicki Minaj's highly anticipated new album, 'Pink Friday 2'. Skeng retweeted Minaj's post with the album's date release announcement and also hinted at a possible collaboration with American rapper Lil Wayne. The trio shared a picture earlier this year.
Nicki Minaj's long-awaited fifth album will be set to release on November 17 and will be her first full-length project after more than five years. More collaborations are expected with elite artists such as Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Drake, and even Beyoncé, so Skeng is in good company. The Rapstress has also collaborated with Latto, Kim Petras, NBA Youngboy and Coi Leray recently.
Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne & Skeng, in a shared photo earlier this year