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Spice Talks Crossing Over, Colorism, Musical Beginnings, and Inspirations

Spice Talks Crossing Over, Colorism, Musical Beginnings, and Inspirations

 

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The dancehall star sat down for a “Moments With” interview on how she went from singing in a church choir to becoming one of Jamaica’s most popular artists.

Spice is ready for more.

Though she released her debut mixtape, Captured, last year, the Jamaican dancehall artist has been known and respected for a decade. The project debuted at number one on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart.

From the polarizing success of her 2009 Vybz Kartel collaboration track “Romping Shop,” to her 2013 club classic “So Mi Like It,” and her latest lead single “Black Hypocrisy” sparking added dialogue to the global conversation on colorism, Spice has been the center of attention, solidifying her space in the scene.

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In 2018, Spice parlayed her international popularity into reality tv success, joining the cast of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. 

But despite the global acclaim, Spice talks about Caribbean artist’s determination to crossover into the American mainstream, while continuing to stay true to their roots.

Watch the full “Moments With” interview below.

Credits:

Producers | Ivie Ani & Greg Poole

Editor | Israel Nava

Cinematographer | Nicola Benizzi

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