Jamaican dancehall star Shenseea is Connecticut Sun’s 2022 Music Ambassador – Hoopfeed.com
The Connecticut Sun has selected Jamaican dancehall star Shenseea as the team’s 2022 musical ambassador. His song “Sun Comes Up” is the music from the video played at the start of all Sun home games. The tune is “an inspirational song about perseverance and determination in the face of adversity” according to the team. Billboard named Shenseea “the fastest rising dancehall artist” in 2019.
“We are very excited to have Shenseea as our music ambassador for The Sun’s 20th anniversary season,” said franchise president Jen Rizzotti. “We have been working on ways to use our platform to showcase young artists and provide fans with an elevated experience throughout the season. Having Shenseea work with us is definitely a step in that direction. His song, ‘Sun Comes Up’, is a perfect fit for us as an organization, and I can’t wait for the fans to enjoy the song with us.
From the Sun version:
Shenseea, a Jamaican dancehall singer currently signed to Rich Immigrants/Interscope Records, rose through the ranks of Jamaican dancehall in the span of five years to become one of dancehall’s most in-demand artists. Since becoming Interscope’s first dancehall signing, Shenseea has collaborated with a wide range of artists from different genres such as Megan Thee Stallion, Young Thug, Shaggy, Sean Paul, Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, Santigold, Masego and many others. . Most recently, in March 2022, Shenseea released their debut album, ALPHA, which includes their single “Lick” featuring Megan Thee Stallion, as well as features from Offset, 21 Savage, Tyga, Sean Paul, Beenie Man, and more.