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Shabba Ranks Explains Why He Decline BET Awards Performance, Ninja Man Beef [VIDEO]

 
 

Shabba Ranks

Shabba Ranks got some bashing from dancehall fans in July after he turned down a performance on the 2013 BET Awards.

The network then enlist Beenie Man, Elephant Man, Dawn Penn, Chaka Demus and Pliers who all gave a well received performance.

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Now for the first time Shabba Ranks is opening up about why he declined the performance.

Speaking with Winford Williams, Shabba says he declined because he wanted to perform alone.

“BET called me and say they wanted me to do a motion to be on there award show, but I had prior engagements,” Shabba Ranks said. “So I asked them what is the criteria for me to be there and they told me that me and five or four persons have to be on stage. So I said to myself Shabba Ranks who got two Grammy for dancehall music in America… It don’t take me and five other artists to present dancehall music in one format, when Mariah Carey get her own stage… I should get my own stage.”

Shabba Ranks also opened up about his beef with Ninja Man back in the 1990s and also performing with Capleton on Irie Jamboree in New York on Labor Day Weekend.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    I AGREED SHABBA , REGGAE IS A MESSAGE THAT THEY KEEP DOWN FOR YEARS, EVERY COUNTRY USE REGGAE IN THEIR MUSIC, BUT THE INJUSTICE TO THE POOR CHILDREN IN JAMAICA, WHERE IS THE FONDATION FOR THE POOR PEOPLE IN JAMAICA. HOSPITAL NEED EQUIPMENT, MEDICINE, AND HUNGRY, HOMELESS CHILDREN. HOW MANY FOUNDATION IN AFRICA, GOD BLESS REGGAE.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    TEARS RUNNING DOWN MY EYE, MAY GOD HAVE MERCY UPON REGGAE AND THE CREATION, LORD HAVE MERCY ON US, LORD HAVE MERCY ON US, MAY LORD HAVE MERCY ON US.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    LET FOR GIVE THOSE THAT KEEP REGGAE DOWN AND THOSE THAT MAKE MILLIONS AND DID NOT SET UP EDUCATION FOUNDATION, FOR CHILDREN AND ADULT, HOSPITAL FOUNDATION, FOUNDATION FOR HOMELSS, HUNGRY, DISEASE FOUNDATION TO HELP THE POOR.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    PRESENT IS THE CREATOR OF THE PAST. PRESENT IS THE FOUNDATION OF THE FUTURE. LORD HAVE MERCY ON THIS CREATION.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001785485626 Roumain Mcdaniel

    SHABA RANKS: dont let someone who is dreaming nightmare let you wake up in disaster

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000976477660 Naima Lioness Tafari

    ME LOVE YA BAD SHABBA DEM BOW YA NAH BOW SAW YOU Reggae Sumfest
    AND YOU DE BOSS OLNBLY YOU ALONE THEY NEED !YA MASH UP YAAD 2012

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=884170636 Johnny Begood

    Shabba it was supposed to be a meadley