With Shenseea counting down the months to her album release, her crew is in entire promotion method as they ramp up her visibility on an intercontinental amount. On Wednesday, Apple New music introduced that Shenseea, who they explain as “a world artiste”, will be featured on its Up Next programme, which is a month-to-month artiste initiative concentrating on “identifying, showcasing and elevating growing talent”.
As portion of the programme, Shenseea is introduced to her viewers through an Apple Songs limited movie which is shot fully on Apple iphone. She is interviewed by Apple Songs 1 host, Nadeska, about her job and rise in dancehall music and will surface on a late night time Television general performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on March 3. In June 2021, Jamaican artistes Spice, Shaggy and Sean Paul rocked Jimmy Kimmel Dwell! with a general performance of their strike collab, Go Down Deh. Made and hosted by well known comic Jimmy Kimmel, the exhibit is broadcast on weeknights on ABC.
In the quick film, Shenseea introduces herself as “a younger mom and a Jamaican” and speaks candidly about her strict Christian upbringing, which prohibited raunchy audio, and her mother, whose function ethics as a farmer encouraged her. The film, which is shot on locale in Jamaica, shows heaps of pics of a young Shenseea with her mother and with her son.
“For me, developing up, I matured at a incredibly youthful age, just dealing with existence and dealing with men and women in typical,” Shenseea suggests, as she information her family’s reaction to her owning a boy or girl at 19.
“The greater part of the individuals in my loved ones were being like, ‘Why yuh have a child now? Why you heading to bring a toddler now? You don’t have nothing.’ I had $100,000 … which is like US$1,000 … in my bank account, and I had a child. And glance at me now,” the mom of a single explained with a smile.
In the interview with Nadeska, the Blessed singer, who drops her debut album, Alpha, on March 11, notes that this is the instant she has been ready for all her daily life. Signed to Rich Immigrants/Interscope Data in 2019, Shenseea shared that Rvssian created most of the tracks and disclosed that she has been operating on the album “for a pair many years now”.
“I want to strike the charts functioning,” Shenseea claims in reaction to the host inquiring about her expectations for Alpha, the 14-song dancehall venture which is mentioned to “display Shenseea’s crafting, singing and rapping prowess, as well as her affinity for traversing genres”.
According to Apple Songs, Shenseea has secured her put as an in-demand mounting star. “Revered for her assured, slick-tongued patois rhymes and energetic dancehall hits, Shenseea’s capabilities as a singer, rapper and songwriter gained stamps of approval from the media and tunes legends like Funkmaster Flex, Cardi B and Missy Elliott,” the launch claimed.
It quoted Shenseea as expressing, “I’m so psyched to be preferred as an Apple Tunes Up Subsequent artiste. Apple Music has usually been such a terrific supporter at any time since the launch of my US solitary Blessed and specifically now that I am about to release my debut album, Alpha.”
Quizzed about her function on Kanye West’s Grammy-nominated album, Donda, Shenseea shared, with a giggle, that she “did not see that just one coming” and painted a image of a gracious West.
The Up Subsequent roster of formerly showcased acts features a slew of talented acts. Apple Music’s Giovanni Bossio shared that Grammy Award-successful reggae artiste, Koffee, was an Up Future act. Koffee was showcased in 2019.