Shane O gets buzz with 'Dark Room' after DJ Khaled post
Shane O

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Dancehall artiste Shane O got a major boost when DJ Khaled shared a video of the deejay spitting verses from his latest single ‘Dark Room’.

"They didn't believe in us, God did," Khaled said, right before Shane O's voice chipped in. The Wild Thoughts rapper then ‘bussed blanks’ as Shane O deejayed and chimed in with an occasional 'fire', while he nodded approvingly to the lyrics of the song.

The video has racked up over 360,000 and 4,000 comment. Rappers Offset and Busta Rhymes have posted likes on the video so far.

Last week, DJ Khaled revealed that he will be partnering with Solid Agency’s Sharon Burke, one of Jamaica’s most successful music executives, to stage a ‘Khaled and Friends Concert’ in Jamaica. He has long been a fan of Jamaican music, working with several legends such as Capleton, Buju Banton and Barrington Levy on his 12th studio album Khaled Khaled.

The song ‘Where You Come From’, featured Buju Banton, Bounty Killer, Capleton and Barrington Levy.

This week, Khaled revealed that he was in Jamaica and that he was nearly finished with his next album. He was also spotted in the studio with artiste Skillibeng.

At 16 years old, Shane O, whose real name is Roshain McDonald, burst onto the music scene while still attending Kingston Technical High School. He was discovered by producer Rohan 'Sno Cone' Fuller in 2006 and recorded the hit ‘Lightning Flash’ on the Applause Riddim.

Following this hit, Shane-O continued to produce hit songs including ‘Crab Inna Barrel’, ‘Dogs In The Street’ and ‘Ghetto Prayer’. He has also worked with numerous producers including Jam 2 Productions and Stephen McGregor.

He experienced a resurgence four years ago with hits such as 'Last Days', 'A Million' and 'Take It Tell Me'.

BY CLAUDE MILLS , Observer Online Writer

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