This past Saturday, September 16th, Jamaican dancehall artiste, Sean Paul was the lone dancehall artiste, representing Jamaica and the West Indies at Madison Square Garden. As a part of the Hip Hop 50 celebration, organized by the renowned, Funk Master Flex of Hot97FM, Sean Paul headlined with artistes like Mary J Blige, Wu Tang Clan, EPMD, Tyrese and Diddy.
Sean Paul, known for his chart-topping hits and energetic live performances, proved once again that he is a force to be reckoned with and with a career spanning decades, the international dancehall chart topper brought his unique brand of fire to the iconic New York City venue.
Describing Sean Paul’s performance as one that “tore the paint off Madison Square Garden,” Funk Master Flex did not hold back with the praise. “The night was a celebration of Hip Hop’s milestone anniversary and the symbiotic relationship with dancehall. Sean Paul truly embodied the spirit and energy of the genre throughout his performance,” he said.
The artiste delivered a slate of chart topping hits which included, “Gimme the Light,” “Temperature,” and even his new single, “Summa Hot,” among other tracks. His performance at Madison Square served as a testament to his enduring influence and his ability to bridge music genres, something that fans at the venue seemed eager to celebrate – standing with loud applause as he ended his show. Always mindful, Sean did not leave the stage without thanking his supporters for their unwavering support over the years and for loving dancehall music. He promised to continue creating music that resonates with fans worldwide.