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  • Writer's pictureRomaine Brown

Skillibeng paving his own path to the global market

The Jamaican rapper/Deejay star showcasing maturity, joining for tours of the int'l top artistes, and captivating audiences overseas

slowly becoming a household name in the immense American market (Amran Abdi)

It may not be clear whether he is a rapper or a Deejay, but Skillbeng is slowly becoming a household name in the immense American market and has put the dancehall on the global map.

The unique style he's been bringing to the table since the last leg of 2018 earned him recognition in the dancehall space, however, it seems that in the last two years, his talent is exploding, and maybe he's getting to where he needs to be.

It's not just his signing deal for the major American label, RCA Records, but also the fact that he becomes a natural addition for some international superstars on their tours. Although he didn't make it on the 'Under The Influence' tour with R&B phenomenon Chris Brown for unknown reasons, he recently joined the Canadian superstar rapper, Drake on his 'IAAB" tour and left his stamp in places like Chicago, and Toronto while he is expected to join more shows.

The 26-Years-Old Rapper-Deejay was among the most suitable faces to grace the BET stage in their latest tribute to Busta Rhymes. Recently, The Eastsyde King, as he commonly referred to, also captivated the audiences in England at the prestigious CitySunsplash festival following his last year's success shows in the same staging event together with the renowned Wireless Fest in front of thousands of revelers.

Seemingly, Skilli has shown that he has matured and skipped on local scene feuds while becoming a sought-after collaboration for many dancehall artists. He's collaborated this year with World Boss Vybz Kartel for 'The King & The Princ'e single, spits his hard-hitting lyrics on the massive 'Real Estate' collab with dancehall rising star, Valiant and fellow artiste Kraff and is also included on TeeJay's anticipated debut project 'I Am Chippy' EP as revealed already. in his previous collaborations he also shared parts with the dancehall female stars, Shenseea and Jada Kingdom, and also featured on the American rising star, Coi Leray latest album.

Sometimes you don't need many words to deliver a banger, that's what St. Thomas native proves time after time. 2-3 catchy words that become trendy, especially in the modern world where people consume music in large quantities and fastly, it is the unique and powerful flow that speaks.

He doesn't need many words to deliver a banger (Amran Abdi)

While this flow became his trademark, he dropped some trendy songs like '16 Choppa' followed by '16 Dem', it's undeniable that the Jamaican artiste is on his way to the world of the greats.


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