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Sweet Jamaica

Mr. Vegas (performer)
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Sweet Jamaica

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Title
Sweet Jamaica
Performer
Mr. Vegas
Publisher
MV, 2017
2 cd's
Playing time
01:49:22
EAN
0884501710459
CDR
JK213833
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P - Populaire muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Mr. Vegas

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Clifford Smith (born September 29, 1974), better known as Mr. Vegas, is a Jamaican dancehall musician.

Biography

Clifford Smith was born in Kingston in 1974. The moniker "Mr. Vegas" was given to Smith by his schoolyard football-mates, who thought that he kicked the ball like a Las Vegas dancer. In his early years as a singjay, Vegas sang covers of Jamaican hits at local parties and shows, and acquired a reputation as a troublemaker for his lyrics. During a scuffle over stolen master tapes, Vegas was hit in the face with a crowbar and had his jaw wired shut for six weeks. Vegas claims that, after hearing Beenie Man's hit "Who Am I", he immediately demanded that his still-healing jaw be unwired, changing his speech pattern but allowing him to practice toasting.

He found fame in 1998 with hits such as "Yu Sure", "Jack It Up", and "Latest News". For his first major hit, Vegas versioned th…Read more on Wikipedia