Shaggy disclosed he rejected  Rihanna's invitation to be on her new album because she asked him to “audition”
Shaggy disclosed he rejected Rihanna’s invitation to be on her new album because she asked him to “audition”

Popular International Jamaican reggae musician, Shaggy has revealed he rejected Rihanna’s invitation to collaborate on a song for her long-awaited 9th album. 

According to the two-time Grammy Award winner, he refused because she asked him to “audition.”

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“They approached me for the Rihanna project, yeah,” the musician reportedly told BBC. “There’s a lot of great people involved, but for me, I didn’t need to audition to be on the record. I’ll leave that to younger guys. But from what I hear, it should be good.”

Despite turning the chance to be on the album, Shaggy still had some positive comments about Rihanna’s ‘Caribbean dancehall-inspired album.’

 ‘“It’s healthy competition,” he said. “Dancehall is in a good place but we need as many people to do this art form as possible. When it crosses over and becomes popular with artists from other genres and other cultures, that can only be good.” Read Here

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