Tenchi, Embody and Moss Kena have teamed up with Grammy Award-winning recording artist Shaggy to release an all-new version of the dancehall/reggae icon’s legendary single “It Wasn’t Me.”
A combination of euphoric piano chords, an infectious bassline and Moss’ perfect vocals alongside newly recorded vocals from Shaggy himself, the new version turns “It Wasn’t Me” into a certified anthem. for the dance floor – while losing none of the sordid magic that made it so special the first time around.
Considered Shaggy’s breakthrough record, the multi-platinum original topped the charts in Australia, Austria, Flanders, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, UK and USA . It was the biggest selling single of 2001 in the UK, selling over 1.15 million copies that year.
As the only dancehall artist to sell diamonds in music history, Shaggy has sold over 40 million albums to date, in addition to landing eight singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and seven albums on the Billboard 200 (including four in the top 40). He is one of the top 3 streamed reggae artists of all time on Spotify (along with Bob Marley and Sean Paul).
Fresh off of a Grammy nomination for producing and co-writing Spice’s breakthrough album, Shaggy, managed by Martin Kierszenbaum/Cherrytree Music Company, recently released a dancehall single, “Mi Nuh Know” and is in the studio, recording a new album slated for release in late May.
No stranger to dance music, Tenchi has written and produced hits for some of the biggest artists on the planet, such as David Guetta, Galantis, The Chainsmokers, R3HAB, Jonas Blue, Don Diablo, Robin Schulz and Steve Aoki. Released last year, its debut single “Beautiful” was selected as MistaJam’s “Fresh New Beat” on Capital Dance.
Embody is perhaps best known for producing and co-writing Tungevaag and Kid Ink’s single “Ride With Me”, which reached the “Top 40” in France and Norway. He also produced and co-wrote two OMI singles: “Rollercoaster” and “Crazy With Somebody”, as well as co-producing Tyga’s “Don’t Hate The Playa”. Along with producing and writing songs for others, his own output as Embody has amassed nearly 200 million plays combined.
Relentlessly acting as a teenager, Moss Kena caught the attention of the taste-making world with his first release: a stunning rendition of Kendrick Lamar’s “These Walls.” Kendrick himself gave it the seal of approval. He has also been backed by the likes of Zane Lowe, Annie Mac, MistaJam, Sir Elton John, DJ Target and Ebro Darden etc.
Since then, Moss has continued to write and collaborate on wonderful music with artists like Bastille, Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Rapsody, Toddla T, Ben Pearce, Toby Romeo, Miraa May and many more. , with another highlight being last year’s collaboration on Purple Disco Machine’s hit song “Fireworks” which Moss co-wrote, which topped the German and Italian airplay charts and was the highest-grossing song. played on Italian radio in 2021.
The new version of “It Wasn’t Me” was designed with the dancefloor in mind. Listen to this banger below! For more on the hottest and freshest new electronic dance music and EDM News visit our “News” page and connect with UFO network on social networks. If you’re looking to get a track review or be featured by us, message us on our “Contact” page.
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