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Reggae artiste, Shine-I unveils new track

Shine-I has released his new track today, September 5, 2012, titled Nothing else matters. Photo: provided
The official release cover for Shine-I's new collaboration single with Mada Nile. Photo:provided
The official release cover for Shine-I's new collaboration single with Mada Nile. Photo:provided
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Reggae artiste, Shine-I today, September 5, 2012 officially launched his new single, Nothing Else Matters.

This was disclosed to Virgin Islands News Online in an exclusive interview.

The song which speaks mainly about the unification of people of African descent features the popular St Croix native reggae artiste, Mada Nile and is Shine-I’s first official single released after the emergence of his debut album, ”The Foundation”, in January of this year.

Nothing Else Matters has already been receiving airplay on the airwaves both on local radio and in the USVI.

The producer of the track, Marcus “Young Blood” Mark, was also the chief producer Shine-I’s debut album; the track also sees production credits coming from Laurent “Tippy-I” Alfred of I-grade Records as well.

Young Blood was able to produce the track after receiving the home recording of the lyrics from Shine-I and dubbed ther instrumental the "submerged riddim".

“It is an excellent collaboration with the voices of myself and Empress Mada Nile, the exchanges [on the track are] very versatile…flowing,” Shine-I felt.

The production, he added, was also excellent and awesome and so far everyone who has heard it, whether it was on facebook or twitter has really embraced it and are excited about it.

“It went out with a positive energy and created something…” the artist revealed.

Asked about promotion efforts, the artist said tracks were scheduled to be released in places like Jamaica, St Kitts and the US as well as online through iTunes, facebook stores, Mada Nile’s website (madafyahnile.com) in efforts to promote the song.

The track would be available for download from this weekend on cdbaby.com and fans can check his facebook page for download information. The itunes download would be made available sometime after.


The song is also available on youtube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k65_AfXIxv8&list=UUdeDHksy2Lb3jYbcwNdglmQ&index=1&feature=plcp.

He expressed the hope that fans would call into radio stations to request the song and also contact him through his twitter handle @musicByShineI or his facebook page [facebook.com/1shineI].

There is always a spiritual inclinement when you are trodding out in this world the artist expressed, as such he was always able to see and hear things that make him write music.

Shine-I encouraged fans to keep expecting greater things and expressed that he would love to work in future with the Rebel Camp out of Jamaica which consists of artists such as Queen Ifrica as well as with Taurus Riley and a few other names.

Additional information he noted, can be received by calling 284.499.7385 or emailing shineI.artist@gmail.com for his management team.

20 Responses to “Reggae artiste, Shine-I unveils new track”

  • weed (05/09/2012, 10:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    big up my yute
  • ta ta (05/09/2012, 12:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    this is nice can't wait to buy it
  • @LIONSDENBVI (05/09/2012, 14:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    i herd the song on the radio today, it was getting pull up's like crazy, shine-i & mada nile on the seam track? that's crazy, love the tune and the message you all pushing, positive,

    i will for ever be a fan of the music bringing the usvi & bvi together with music.
    nuff love king & queen
  • bay youths (05/09/2012, 16:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I always love shine I music one of the few local artist with some real talent.
  • WELLSA (05/09/2012, 18:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Its nice to see old and young people trying to promote themselves, but bothering me is they have a full time job, but always have time to out else where...... this is a wake up that must people does on government time.......

    Wellsa nothing is wrong in trying to become a start, but i had to asked people where does he work, from what i can see hes always in town by melo moods is he a chef working there, if not government need to see it that these person who r employed by the government do there private work on there private time and not government , he music is not to bad and i see where he is trying to go all the best.
    • Moo Cow (05/09/2012, 20:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Wellsa, you are really a "wellsa". What's your point? He is doing his best and let us celebrate that. If you have an issue, raise it with him directly.
      • WELLSA (06/09/2012, 06:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Moo Cow your name said it all, he maybe your friend but when it come to work i dont have mercy for wrong doing............For all i know and can see he always on the street, when i found out he have a full time job i said NO WAY and hes always driving around town like a messenger, yes im always on the street im a taxi. All im saying nothing is wrong trying to fulfill your dream, but when it comes to government work it goes for all regardless of who you are until you get caught...... they would say your private work should not be done on government time and you can see this man always on the streets when he suppose to be at work.

        That why i asked and didnt proof read my message, asking if hes working for melo moods. To the singer follow your dream thats good, but keep your mind open that you work for the government full time as well. because I thought he was a messenger that always out side of government, to people that would post i dont care about the negative its the truth and i sure he knows this to.

        All the best trying to promote your music and i hope its not only positive in the music only but on the job that hired you as well, Big ups!!
        • This is it!! (06/09/2012, 12:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          When i see stupidness i cant leave it alone so....
          have it ever occurred to you that maybe he is on vacation when you see him, or he is doing business?? my advice to you stop being so damn nosey!! You can't just come on an say congrats an keep shubbin u gotta let every one kno where shine does be. Really?? People like you does make others lose them grace! Fuck man!

          Shine I'm so proud of you! I haven't heard the whole track yet but I can't wait to!!
    • common sense (06/09/2012, 13:31) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      If u have nothing better to do that macco ppl, go read a book to get sum thing to occupy your time... stop being such an @$$. ppl like u sicken me. find a different hobby that minding ppl business.
  • @Wellsa (Callaloo will be in your tank ill be the first) (05/09/2012, 20:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Straight up hater don't sweeten it up bout all the best. Yes he is Chef there like all the rest of us that Chef there for lunch. U either a female that have a crush on him that seeing him always there or a man that just need to go shake the man hand, its like u for him and still feeling him whats up with that? Where YOU does work? as a paid P. I. for him? outta all kind a order!!!! A lot of Government workers work over and beyond, miss lunch or ending up eating late for lunch, like you have a restaurant you want him to be at instead man. Don't come on here making it look like the man does be Mellow moods with a bag a Cd's selling anything or promoting anything, his poster is there just like all the other places they are put, He there eating lunch and Chilling like everybody else. Straight up Hater!
    • WELLSA (06/09/2012, 06:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      TO you callaloo you could never be in my tank, the truth hurting you and its people like you guys taking advantage of government time, your message said it all yes hes a chef there and like all the rest, well be there and see if government or private firm would have you working there for long.

      Government dont tell you not to take your lunch hour come on now whats your point, if you choose not to take it whos to blame, but yet you would leave and say i didnt have lunch so im going early wow think before you post....im a taxi and i have been there. Who chill for hours on government time and outside are watching thats why time like these we can post on the slackers that reading this and would do better.

  • kkk (06/09/2012, 01:52) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Rasta you large and you on the rise
  • SHINE-I (06/09/2012, 11:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Give thanks for all the positive comments, all the support from the fans, thanks to all the DJs that have been and continue to play my music, to my true friends, my family, my youths, my wife my back bone and THE ALMIGHTY... TO H.I.M. alone, for guidance, protection, inspiration and blessings....NO WEAPON THAT FORM AGAINST ME SHALL PROSPER!!! InI have the power to trod on scorpions and devour all malice...May THE ALMIGHTY continually bless!
    • WELLSA (06/09/2012, 22:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Its one thing is to read words from the bible and still you have the heart to lie, come on now. Tell the truth you of a man always out on government office and time wuld catch up on you and believe nothing is wrong trying hard to reach your goals.

      All im saying is spend more time doing your government work that they are paying for, if not so asked melo moods for a job there or zrod.................
    • All Eyes Open (08/09/2012, 22:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      TO you SHINE-I, positive and negative would come out, for all i can see the truth is hurting you, if it was not so why did you post back, let the bloggers blog that what it is there for. by you answering back make me do believe this is true.

      And from what i does see believe me wise up man, if this so call taxi man or whoever never post this, you would never post back. The time you spend idling put it to use and be more productive in working for the government that hire you.
  • khadijah (06/09/2012, 12:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Love the tune king and Mada Nile bless it up with her voice too to both of u Shine I and Mada Nile LET ME REPEAT IT AGAIN NO WEAPONTHAT FORM AGAINST THE QUEENS AND KINGS SHALL PROSPER!!!!!!!!! EVENTUALLY SOME PEOPLE WILL GET IT!!!!! WITH THERE SLAVERY MENTALITY INSTEAD THEY BIG UP THE I THEM CALL NO NAME!!!!! ANYWAYS MUCH BIG UP TOO U ALL BLESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!lOVE EVERYTIME





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  • sexybee (06/09/2012, 15:37) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    @WELLSA

    Look at a REAL MAN, and try to immitate. Do you know anything about his FULL TIME JOB, and his performance there. NO, so shut up. A lot of time we sit on the side and mind someone elses business because we have no real aim or ambition. This yound brother has nothing but respect and goes above and beyond for his community, family, job and his fans. "CAN YOU SAY THAT ABOUT YOURSELF, hater"
  • WELLSA (06/09/2012, 22:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Well well TO sexybee, people like you so take government time or private for jokes, what he does for the community is his time. Maybe you like him whether you are a make or female thats your business but on government time, and tell me do you be in town to see him out of the office, trust me if i call his job an asked for him what you think they would said hmm obviously he STEP OT, furthermore he always stepping out if i can see him 6 times with 2hours hmm come again.

    You have to mention performance is singing not doing government work at a day pay lolol please go have a red bull because you are a jack dummy posting.
  • @ wellsa (07/09/2012, 10:10) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    You got alot of time on your hands that you sit here and comment on everybody that post on here, You also got alot of time on your hand to be watch the man every move... This is exactly why the Arabs taking over the BVI, we black people just sit down trying to tear each other down. If you cared so much, pull him on the side and reason with him don't come on a public forum writing foolishness...

  • @ wellsa (09/09/2012, 17:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    wellsa, what's your f-ing problem? you need help! your stupid & crazy as hell, you a 100% hater of any one who's doing something. you need to check your own self, shine-i is ok, he wiil be fine, you on the other hand need help! you have a problem with all dose who's doing positive, your a negative & cold heart person, you must be from your own world. why you cant just say, well done shine-i keep it up!

    people like you dose move me & make me a better person, do you know nas, the rapper? yes you do, did you know nas made over 5 million off the hate? people like you?

    may the most high be with your cold azz self.


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