Sean Paul blazes a musical trail in Europe
Grammy award-winning artiste, Sean Paul, continues to wave the Jamaican flag high, stamping his dominant Jamaican sound in Europe this summer.
The “Got 2 Luv U” singer performed for fans in France, the UK, Bulgaria and Germany and will be on stage in Belgium tonight; next week its Austria, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland.
The “She Doesn’t Mind” singer’s new album, ‘Tomahawk Technique’ is poised for international success with its string of easily likeable dance-floor beats, according to thegrizzlereview.com as the album showcases new rhythms that add to the artiste’s creativity and musical style. The tracks showcase Sean Paul’s signature, down-to-earth sound amid the various artiste collaborations with R&B singer, Kelly Rowland, pop singer, Alexis Jordan, among others. Sean Paul, in reviewing his album, expressed, “I think it sounds pretty cool, and I think people should like a couple of the songs on there.” The album is predominantly hybrid dancehall as the dancehall flavour has been merged with hip hop, pop and techno tempos as shown respectively in some of the album’s hit singles “How Deep is Your Love”, “She Doesn’t Mind” and “Touch the Sky”. The album is also home to more hit singles like “Got 2 Luv U”, “Wedding Crashers” and “Dream Girl”, all of which have videos which depict different aspects of the artiste’s personality.
For this album, Sean Paul worked alongside Future Fambo, DJ Ammo, Kelly Rowland and Alexis Jordan. “Got 2 Luv U” featuring Alexis Jordan and “She Doesn’t Mind” have shared the number one spot in Switzerland and Austria and are among the top 10 singles in other countries.
“Hold On”, another single from the album, has caught the attention of many listeners looking forward to the 2012 Olympics as the artiste recorded the song with the Jamaican athletes in mind. The inspirational lyrics are merged with a new sound that appeals to its listeners. “Hold On” is number 1 in Belgium and 35 in France.
Sean Paul has reaped international success on being a steady-paced artiste in the local and international music markets. He made his debut in the Dancehall industry in 1998 with his first album ‘Stage One’. The artiste has created many well-liked, cross-over Dancehall tunes like “Gimme the Light”, “Like Glue”, “I’m Still In Love”, “Get Busy”, “Baby Boy”, “Ever Blazing”, “Temperature” and “Watch them Roll”. The artiste has received international recognition having collaborated with many talented artistes like Beyonce, Keyshia Cole, Pretty Ricky and others.