Best of the Best 2013 Festival Guide, From Beenie Man to Beres Hammond
It's been some years since dancehall's had a new star with real longevity. In the fast-moving genre, one month's rising star is often the next month's has-been. Konshens, who broke in Japan and Europe before blowing up at home, has proved to be Jamaica's most consistent hitmaker over the last two years, keeping dancehall queens winin' with hits like "Do Sum'n" and "Gal a Bubble."
He was one of several Jamaican artists forced to cancel appearances at 2010's Best of the Best after their visas were suddenly revoked by the U.S. Hopefully no bureaucratic snafus keep the "King of the Dancehall" from defending his self-awarded title this year.