Spice is a Dancehall and reggae artist from Portmore Jamaica, grips a well-seasoned career and concrete discography. Over ten years in music Spice has attained her spot with global media as the Queen of the popular genre dancehall. It is no longer debatable whether Spice is officially the queen of dancehall for this era.
A brief history of Spice, Queen of Dancehall
Charismatic, sexy and lyrically lethal are words that could be used to describe the fast-rising deejay, Spice, who even at her first major appearance at Sting made it clear that she was here to stay. While attending St. Spice eventually graduated from school with eight CXC subjects and immediately enrolled at the Edna Manley School for the Visual and Performing Arts to study voice and drama. However, she soon began to experiment with deejaying and in no time, she generated interest in her community with her musical abilities at local stage shows. In , veteran promoter, Heavy D from Supreme Promotions discovered her talent and wasted no time giving her the chance to perform at Sting
Skip to Content. Watch Jamaican singer, songwriter, dancer, DJ and all-round force-of-nature Spice discussing her life before X-rated dancehall bangers, parenthood, her Grammy ambitions and the problem of colourism. Written by Al Horner Published on Twenty years after exploding onto the scene aged 18, and a decade on from Romping Shop — the all-conquering Vybz Kartel collaboration that made her a household name — Jamaican dancehall artist Spice is a blockbuster name. No wonder they call her the Queen Of Dancehall. Among the topics the year-old discussed with host Sian Anderson were family, growing up, her Grammy ambitions, parenthood and the problem of colourism. Below, we pick out eight things we learned. Watch A Conversation With Spice in the player below.
Grace Latoya Hamilton born 6 August ,  known professionally as Spice , is a Jamaican dancehall recording artist, singer and songwriter. Beginning her career in the early s, she had her first major success with the controversial single "Romping Shop" with Vybz Kartel in Later that year, she released her first full-length project, a mixtape titled Captured , which debuted at number one on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart. Referred to as the " Queen of Dancehall ", Spice is one of the most recognized female dancehall artists in the world.