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Shaggy Returns With “Intoxication” Dancehall superstar’s new album in Stores Now on Big Yard/ VP Records First ever album on VP features collaborations with Akon, Collie Buddz and Sizzla

Shaggy Returns With “Intoxication” Dancehall superstar’s new album in Stores Now on Big Yard/ VP Records First ever album on VP features collaborations with Akon, Collie Buddz and Sizzla

Shaggy Returns With “Intoxication” Dancehall superstar’s new album in Stores Now on Big Yard/ VP Records First ever album on VP features collaborations with Akon, Collie Buddz and Sizzla

Dancehall superstar Shaggy returns with ‘Intoxication,’ out now in stores on Big Yard/VP. With over 20 million albums sold worldwide, ‘Intoxication’ is full of bangers sure to make the club jump off from Kingston to Flatbush. Before becoming a multi-platinum, Grammy-winning superstar, Shaggy was a Jamaican teenager sneaking out of the house to rub-a-dub at the club, and ‘Intoxication’ proudly displays these

“While creating the album I wasn’t signed to any particular label so I didn’t have the usual A&R interference into my creative process.” says Shaggy of the album’s recording process. “Right now records from the streets are going straight to the mainstream, with dancehall being accepted in its authentic form. That’s what I was trying to get back to with ‘Intoxication’ — both hardcore dancehall and

The album kicks off with the banging “Can’t Hold Me,” where Shaggy announces his return over jumping electro-tinged production. First single “Bonafide Girl” is a classic Shaggy dancehall-pop combo with a sweet hook, reuniting Shaggy with “It Wasn’t Me” collaborator Rik Rok and adding Tony Gold to the potent mix. “Out Of Control,” a sexy danceclub ode to women on the dancefloor, features the hitmaking

“Church Heathen,” already a club favorite and chart topper in Jamaica, features a pounding rhythm and monk like chants over which Shaggy weaves a tale of a church congregation’s hypocrisy. Preachers dip into the collection basket for Benz payments and women doing the Dutty Wine Saturday night look for salvation on Sunday. The songs lively video has also taken off, featuring a cameo from DJ slayer Ninjaman.

Intoxication Tracking List

# Can’t Hold Me
# Bonafide Girl-feat. Rik Rok & Tony Gold
# Intoxication
# Those Days-feat. Nasha
# More Woman
# Woman Scorn
# Mad Mad World- feat. Sizzla Kalonji & Collie

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