Skillibeng wins Best Caribbean Music Act MOBO Award
Dancehall artiste Skillibeng

Dancehall artiste Skillibeng was named Best Caribbean Music Act at the 25th staging of the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards on Wednesday.

The other nominees in the category were Koffee, Spice, Popcaan, Shenseea and Sean Paul.

The Best Caribbean Music Act category replaced the Best Reggae Act category.

‘Whap Whap’ was a massive club hit in the United Kingdom for Skillibeng this year. He was nominated twice before, and this year he was also nominated in the Best International Act category which was won by Afro Beats singer Burna Boy.

The MOBO Awards, an annual British music award presentation honouring achievements in music of black origin, took place at the OVO Arena in London.

The musical genres often highlighted at the MOBO Awards include hip hop, grime, UK Drill, R&B, soul, reggae, jazz, gospel and African music.

KEVIN JACKSON , Observer writer

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