Shifta – ‘Sex You Up’ is both timeless and modern!

Shifta, the Miami-based dancehall artist from Barbican, Kingston, Jamaica, is all set to take the music industry by storm with his much-awaited debut album featuring collaborations with some of the most talented artists in the industry. Among the artists featured on the album are Konshens, Jah Cure, Cecile, and the iconic international rapper Too Short. With the release of his first single, ‘Sex You Up,’ from the forthcoming album, Shifta has already got music lovers grooving to its sultry, smooth flow, and anticipating the album release. The track, which features Che’nelle’s velvety smooth vocals, is a cleverly crafted and expertly produced blend of R&B and dancehall, highlighting Shifta’s versatility as an artist.


The song’s sample of Color Me Badd’s “I Wanna Sex You Up” adds a nostalgic touch, evoking memories of the classic R&B hits of the ’90s, while Shifta’s contemporary interpretation gives it a fresh, modern twist. The instrumentation is polished and perfectly balanced, with each element – from the deep bassline to the percussive beats – coming together in a harmonious and cohesive whole.

Shifta’s vocals are impeccable, delivering each line with an effortless grace and an unapologetic sensuality that perfectly complements the track’s theme. Che’nelle’s contribution is equally impressive, her honeyed tones blending seamlessly with Shifta’s to create an irresistible chemistry that is sure to set pulses racing.

“Sex You Up” is a captivating and alluring song that is sure to be a hit with fans of R&B and dancehall alike. With this track, Shifta has once again demonstrated his ability to create music that is both timeless and modern, showcasing his creativity and artistry as one of the most exciting and innovative artists in the industry today.

Shifta’s music has received critical acclaim and has been supported by various platforms, including MTV, ABC Local 10, and several major local platforms in Jamaica. With the upcoming release of his debut album, Shifta is all set to take the music industry by storm and prove himself as a force to be reckoned with.

Shifta is a rising star in the music industry, known for his innovative sound, lyrical prowess, and magnetic stage presence. Born and raised in Barbican, Kingston, Jamaica, Shifta made a bold move to Miami, Florida, to pursue his musical dreams. It was there that he began collaborating with some of the most talented artists in the industry and honing his craft. He quickly made a name for himself, catching the attention of major record labels and music executives with his unique sound and dynamic performances.

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Over the years, Shifta has released several hit singles, including ‘Diki Diki’ featuring King Goyi, ‘It’s Going Down Tonight’ featuring international recording artiste Pleasure P, and ‘Do You Wanna’ featuring Che’nelle. The latter went on to top the iTunes reggae charts and earned critical acclaim for its infectious beats and smooth melodies.

In 2015, Shifta’s collective EP ‘You and I’ debuted on the Billboard Charts, solidifying his status as a rising star in the industry. The same year, he was named one of the top dancehall artists to watch by MTV, further cementing his place in the music world.

Shifta’s music has been featured on major platforms such as MTV, BET, and ABC Local 10, among others. He has performed at some of the biggest music festivals around the world, including the legendary SXSW festival in Austin, Texas.

In addition to his musical accomplishments, Shifta is also a philanthropist, actively giving back to his community through his charity work. He has worked with various organizations, including the YMCA and UNICEF, to help promote education and youth development.

With the upcoming release of his yet to be named debut album, Shifta is poised to take his career to new heights. His unique sound and creative vision have already won him legions of fans around the world, and there is no doubt that he is on his way to becoming one of the biggest names in the music industry.

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