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Maxi Priest Delivers New Album, Produced Entirely By Jamaica’s Shaggy.

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International reggae crooner Maxi Priest has released his latest album, It All Comes Back To Love, out now via S-Curve Records/BMG. Fans can stream or purchase the album, here. Prior to the release of the album, which was produced entirely by Jamaican dancehall artist, Shaggy, Maxi Priest shared three singles: “AnythingYouWant (feat. Estelle, Anthony Hamilton, Shaggy),” “It’s A SummerVibe (feat. Bounty Killer & Che Sav),” and “I’m Alright (feat. Shaggy).”

The album has been entirely produced by Shaggy.

A media release sent to Ebuzztt.com notes that only a handful of singers succeed in transcending their genre without losing the essence of who they are. It goes on to explain that Maxi Priest is one of those artists whose own unique vision has led him to tremendous global success, being the first reggae artist to have a No. 1 hit worldwide, including the U.S. Billboard charts. Maxi Priest performed in Trinidad and Tobago earlier this year at the Redemption concert event which also featured the likes of Christopher Martin, Romain Virgo and the legendary Beres Hammond.

Maxi Priest is the first British-born singer to graduate from the London reggae sound-system Saxon Studio International, introducing the sound of lovers’ rock to a global audience. Before joining Saxon, Maxi embraced Rastafari and served an apprenticeship with South London soundsystem Negus Negast and the legendary Jah Shaka. Throughout his entire career, Maxi has adhered to the principles of his faith by making conscious music of all kinds.

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Newspaper Report Misleading. Mr. Killa Will Not Perform at International Soca Monarch In Trinidad.

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Despite reports yesterday that Trinidad and Tobago’s crowned 2019 International Soca Monarch King, Grenada’s Mr. Killa would be performing at the competition next week Friday, there is word today that this is totally untrue.

The artist whose real name is Hollice Mapp, officially withdrew from the competition last week, citing several issues that were left untreated by the organizing committee at ISM. To date, Ebuzztt understands that both parties have met, however sources close to Mr. Killa told us that the artist has no intention of performing at the competition.

On Thursday, the Newsday newspaper in Trinidad and Tobago, reported that the artist would in fact be performing. The Caribbean Prestige Foundation and ISM have since issued the following statement:

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Grenada Stands Firm with Mr. Killa. TalkShow Hosts on the Island, Weigh In.

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The news of Grenada’s Mr. Killa’s withdrawal from defending his title in this year’s International Soca Monarch competition has led to some fiery online debate on the matter of Trinidad and Tobago’s support of other Caribbean islands’ involvement in Carnival. Some social media critics and commentators from the Spice Isle have outright stated that there has been no support or promotion of the Grenadian artiste heading into the competition.

This morning, in Grenada, talkshow hosts on Power 95.1FM weighed in on the hot topic, going as far as to include Machel Montano in their banter, arguing that had Montano been the defending champion, complementaries would have been sent to Montano’s team with hopes of his attendance.

Here’s a look at the video clip of the on air discussion. Feel free to chime in on the issue and let us know how you feel about this situation in our comments section below.

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