Remember Shabba? See Why He Put BET On Blast For Disrespecting Him

Posted On : October 25, 2015

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We were throwing some ideas around over here at the ILOSM office the other day, and lo and behold, guess who’s name came up? You guessed it – 90’s dancehall reggae artist, Shabba Ranks! No matter what era you came up in- the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s or the 90’s- you probably know “Mr. Loverman” Shabba. He was one of the few reggae artists who was able to successfully crossover and have huge success in the United States, selling millions of records internationally. It’s also difficult to forget the man who was screaming “Shabba!” on record and made it cool to brag about your own name, while gyrating and dry humping the air every chance you got.

Although he hasn’t been seen in mainstream media in the past few decades, in 2013 Shabba let BET have a piece of his mind when he publicly blasted them for what he says was the utmost disrespect. Here’s what he said happened…

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