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Shaggy landed a role in the upcoming Netflix action-comedy movie Game Over, Man! and here is the trailer.
The trailer for the film was released a few days ago showing a scene with the dancehall star being held hostage. Shaggy plays himself in the film which centers around three waiters who spring into action after people in the building where they work was taken hostage. The reggae/dancehall icon plays a famous pop star who was one of those folks who was taken hostage.
The movie was created by the creators of the hit movie Workaholics. The film is co-starred by Adam Devine, Blake Anderson and Anders Holm, while Kyle Newacheck sits in the directors chair. The flick has that 21 Jump Street vibe as a action-comedy crime drama. The announcement of Game Over, Man! comes on the heels of the massive success of Neflix new original movie, Bright. In the first three days, the movie racked up over 11 million viewers on Netflix, prompting the company to announce a sequel. Game Over seems like its the perfect get together with some friends and watch and laugh type of movie in the comfort of your home.
Shaggy concluded another hugely successful staging of his annual charity concert Shaggy and Friends last weekend. Thousands of fans turn out for the show which was held on the lawns of Jamaica House in St. Andrew on Saturday night. International acts like Wyclef Jean, Sting, and Doug E. Fresh helped generate more buzz about the cause this year which helped Shaggy achieved his goal of raising $1 million for the Bustamante Hospital For Children. Since the inception of the benefit concert in 2009, the Make A Difference Foundation has raised over US$1.5 million for the top children’s hospital in the Caribbean. This year’s funds will go towards the expansion of the hospital’s ICU.
The Shaggy and Friends 2018 benefit concert boast a star-studded lineup of local and international stars.
The concert will be held tonight (January 6) on the lawns of Jamaica House in St. Andrew starting at 8 pm. Tickets range from US$30 to over US$200 and don’t worry, every cent will go towards the Bustamante Hospital for Children ICU unit. There will be no live stream for the event this year unlike previous years, so you can stay tuned to Dancehallhiphop.com for coverage of the charity event.
The lineup for this year’s show features some big names both locally and internationally including Sting, Fetty Wap, Wyclef Jean, Doug E. Fresh, Aidonia, Barrington Levy, Wayne Wonder, Third World and Shaggy himself. There may also be some special guest artists on the show just like previous years.
The best part about the concert is that it’s proceeds will go towards the leading Children’s hospital in the Caribbean, the Bustamante Hospital for Children. Shaggy has been support the hospital for years through the concert which has already raised over US$1.5 million in funding for the institution. “We are as committed to this project as we were when we first staged Shaggy & Friends in 2009,” Shaggy said. “If anything, the fire is burning even brighter. This project has taken over a part of my life and I wouldn’t have it any other way. It is a great experience to be able to partner with our patrons, sponsors, other organisations and dedicated individuals to save the lives of children – our future.”
Shaggy and Friends 2018 full lineup: Shaggy, Sting, Wyclef Jean, Fetty Wap, Doug E. Fresh, Aidonia, Third World, Bunji Garlin, Christopher Martin, Shaka Demus & Pliers, Barrington Levy, Shenseea, Wayne Wonder, Capleton, Ding Dong, Fay-Ann Lyons, Junior Reid, Dexta Daps, Professor Nuts.