Shabba Ranks

Shabba Ranks

Jamaican dancehall musician
Jamaican reggae toaster who became a global star with his rough-voiced, hip-hop-influenced variety of dancehall.
BornJanuary 17, 1966
HometownSaint Ann, Jamaica
Net worth$1 million
SpouseMichelle Gordon


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  • Live at Pop Montreal, in the waning days of the sticky 2023 summer heat, long before their debut album was available, the duo known as groundsound took the stage in bright, ruffled costumes that shimmered as they moved to the bass. The Riddim Writer—who, in another life, is Isis Semaj-Hall, literature professor at the University […]


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A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg hardly ever appear on stages without the entire A$AP Mob, and the same held true for this year's SXSW festival, and VIBE was in the building. Taking to the stage at the Mass Appeal x GrooveShark #SXSWTakeOver, the whole gang was there as they ran through a super-amped rendition of "Shabba Ranks." Watch A$AP Rocky and company perform "Shabba Ranks" above. FOLLOW VIBE ON: TWITTER FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM FOR THE LATEST ISH:
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