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December 9, 2013
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Samantha J for BET's Young Starz Week

Samantha J in a scene from the video for 'Tight Skirt'. - File

BET has selected Samantha J to kick off their Young Starz Week on 106 & Park today.

Blending the sounds of dancehall, reggae and pop, Samantha J will be performing her infectious single, Tight Skirt, live at 6 p.m. (5 p.m. locally) on BET.

Tight Skirt is already being spun at more than 50 stations in the United States, including Sirius/XM The Heat, Power 105 NYC, WJMN Boston and WZMX Hartford. The video made its United States debut on MTV Buzzworthy, where it quickly locked in the number one, two, and three spots on MTV's website as the Most Shared, Most Commented and Favourite video respectively.

The music video for Tight Skirt, made its BET debut as their coveted New Joint of the Day on 106 & Park on October 24, This year.

"We wanted to show what Britney Spears' Hit Me Baby One More Time would have looked like if it was shot in downtown Kingston with authentic dancehall choreography and dancers," expressed Samantha J.

Featuring a sample from the 1990s classic dancehall track Tight Up Skirt by Red Rat, Samantha J's Tight Skirt has quickly become one of the most popular songs in Jamaica, topping major charts throughout the island, including Entertainment Report and Hype TV's video countdowns respectively.

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