Kingston, Jamaica: Sean Paul is building on his international success having performed in over 100 countries. The Grammy award-winning artiste added Bulgaria to the list of countries he has performed in after he dazzled fans there for the first time.
The artiste blazed the stage among other greats in the international music market. The line-up showcased, Cypress Hill, Erykah Badu, Nneka, Walk of the Earth, Slatkaristika, Skre4 and Der Hunds.
In addition to his breakthrough in Bulgaria, the She Doesn’t Mind singer’s single, Got 2 Luv U, broke the 86 million views mark on YouTube and has also been added to the ‘BBC A Playlist’.
Sean Paul is currently promoting his fifth studio album Tomahawk Technique which is doing very well internationally. The album was released in Europe, Japan, as well as other parts of Asia between January and March 2012.
Enthusiastic about the album, Sean Paul said Tomahawk Technique is doing amazing” in a recent interview with the Gleaner. The collection is a testament of his musical growth is particularly special to the artiste as he was the key producer signing off on his new acclamation as a producer, having particularly produced Roll Wid Di Don. Sean Paul, in explaining the meaning behind the name of the album, said, “I call it Tomahawk Technique because I think it’s cutting-edge, as to what dancehall can offer to the world right now.”
“Tomahawk Technique is poised for international success with its string of easily likeable dance-floor beats…” according to thegrizzlereview.com as the album showcases new rhythms that add to the artiste’s creativity and musical style. The tracks showcase Sean Paul’s signature, down-to-earth sound amid the various artiste collaborations with R&B singer, Kelly Rowland, pop singer, Alexis Jordan, among others. Sean Paul, in reviewing his album, expressed that “I think it sounds pretty cool, and I think people should like a couple of the songs on there”.The album is predominantly hybrid dancehall as the dancehall flavour has been merged with hip hop, pop and techno tempos as shown respectively in some of the album’s hit singles How Deep is Your Love, She Doesn’t Mind and Touch the Sky. The album is also home to more hit singles like Got 2 Luv U, Wedding Crashers and Dream Girl, all of which have creative videos to accompany them.
Hold On, another single from the album, has caught the attention of many listeners looking forward to the 2012 Olympics as the artiste recorded the song with the Jamaican athletes in mind. Sean Paul, through the inspirational song, says, “Hold on to the dream, hold on…finish line I'll see you there. I know you're well prepared. Put your fears aside. Jah will answer your prayers...” The motivational lyrics are merged with a new sound that appeals to its listeners.
Fans are invited to follow Sean Paul via Twitter @DuttyPaul for constant updates from the artiste.
artiste has maintained international success having released four memorable albums: Stage One, Dutty Rock, The Trinity and Imperial Blaze. He released his debut album, Stage One, in 1998. The artiste has created many well-liked, cross-over Dancehall tunes like Gimme the Light, Like Glue, Get Busy, Temperature and Watch them Roll. Sean Paul has received international recognition and has collaborated with many talented artistes like Beyonce, Keyshia Cole, Pretty Ricky and many others.