|Konshens - Jamaican Musical Artist|
Konshens whose real name is Garfield Spence was born in Sherlock,
He is a dancehall reggae artiste who performs four different genres of
music, these are Reggae, Dancehall, Pop and Reggaeton.
He broke onto the music scene in 2005 with hits such as "Winner",
"Rasta Impostor", "This Means Money", "Good Girl Gone Bad", "Gal Dem
A Talk", "Realest Friend", "Represent", and "Forward".
"Good girl Gone Bad" was featured on reggae artiste Tarrus Riley's
Contagious Album. That same year he released a single called "Pon Di
Corner" which was a major hit in Japan, and led to a month-long tour of
the country and a Japan only release album.
He has so far released five albums, the second "Real Talk" was released
by Japanese label Koyashi in 2010. A third album was also announced to
be released in Jamaica on Tad Dawkins' Tad's International label. He
has also launched his own Subkonshus label in 2010, working with new
acts including his brother Delus
He said that he got his musical influences from veteran reggae
singer Beres Hammond.
In May 2011, he was one of several high-profile Jamaican celebrities to
take part in a march in Torrington Park calling for an end to political
rivalry in the area, commemorating a fire in May 1980 at the Eventide
Home which killed over 150 elderly women, for which politically-motivated
arson was suspected.
Top Singles from Konshens
"Pon Di Corner" (2005) - with Delus
"This Means Money"
"Good Girl Gone Bad" (feat. Tarrus Riley)
"Gal Dem A Talk"
"Bounce Like A Ball" (2011)
In 2011 his song called "Jamaican Dance" feat. Elephant Man was
featured in a video dance game called "Just Dance 3." Just Dance 3
has more than 45 songs from multiple genres and popular artistes, as
well as top Billboard tracks.
It is said to feature artistes like BOB, Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, Cee Lo
Green, Taio Cruz, Rihanna, Janelle Monte and LMFAO.