Shane O hoping for promising year end
Dancehall artiste Shane O has received quite a bit of recognition for his song, Last Days, a song released on the Damage Music label a few months ago.
The single has racked up more than 400,000 views on Facebook, 240,000 spins on one YouTube channel and several thousands on several other channels.
"The song just ready fi buss now because it is playing hard in the UK and Japan, and I am getting requests for dubs and jingles from all over the world. The thing looks promising for the last quarter of the year," Shane O said.
He released a video for the project on National Heroes' Day, and it has already racked up several thousand hits so far.
"People love the video. It a get crazy comments on IG and YouTube. It just goes to show that all you have to do is keeping writing good, positive uplifting music, and the recognition will come," he said.
Discovered by Billboard-charting producer Rohan 'Snowcone' Fuller, Shane O first came to prominence in 2004 with the smash hit, Lightning Flash, on the 'Applause' rhythm. Over the past year, he has been busy writing songs for established artistes and has done several collaborations with artistes such as Konshens and Tommy Lee Sparta. Earlier this year, he co-wrote Lifestyle, which is featured on Good Good Production's Money Fix compilation album.
In the meantime, Shane O's follow-up single, Mill Fi Share on his own SOR label, is already blowing up on radio and in the street dances in the Corporate Area.
"This latest song, Mill Fi Share, a mi fastest bussing song the amount of people, disc jockeys included, on mi WhatsApp, Twitter and Instagram who a ask mi fi the song, it nuh normal. Bless up Boom Boom, Ruxie and Cardo, Teddy Lee and Shawn 13, Wessy Wessy and Novice Bomb from Swatch, Tom and Ravers, dem a send it," said Shane O, noting that he is looking forward to shows in Trinidad and Canada in coming weeks.