Help us wish Sean Paul a happy 46th birthday.
Sean Paul is one of many dancehall legends celebrating their birthday this month. On January 9, 2019, the Jamaican music icon turns 46 and the entire music fraternity is coming together to wish him a happy birthday. Several dancehall artists including his close friend Chi Ching Ching have wish the deejay happy birthday on social media. Knowing SP he will likely keep a low profile and spend the day with his family and friends.
SP is one of the most commercially successful artists in dancehall’s history. In 2017, Sean Paul gets a special plaque from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling over 26 million records. He is the only dancehall artist to consistently charted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart over the past two decades. His mega hit with Sia “Cheap Thrills” topped the chart in 2016 and was named song of the summer.
Here are five Sean Paul songs you should listen.
1. “I’m Still In Love With You” – Feat. Sasha
Sean Paul team up with former dancehall singer Sasha in 2002 for their smash hit “I’m Still In Love With You.” The single sampled Alton Ellis’ classic of the same name. The video received over 200 million views on YouTube.
2. “Gimme The Light”
“Gimme The Light” is arguably Sean Paul’s breakout hit. The song is featured on his 2002 landmark album Dutty Rock which helped forged the dancehall deejay into a global household name.
Temperature is another one of Sean Paul’s biggest hits. The track is featured on his third album The Trinity which was released in 2005.
4. “Like Glue”
“Like Glue” needs to be on every Sean Paul playlist and every 2000s era dancehall playlist.
5. Got 2 Luv U” – Feat. Alexis Jordan
“Got 2 Luv U” was released in 2011 and quickly became a big hit while highlighting Sean Paul’s signature sound with singer Alexis Jordan showcasing her vocals.