Shaggy will be running ''like Usain Bolt'' to see the sprinter appear in the Men's 100 metres sprint final on Sunday (05.07.12).
Shaggy will be running ''like Usain Bolt'' to see the Men's 100 metres sprint final on Sunday (05.07.12).
The 'It Wasn't Me' hitmaker is performing at the Respect Jamaica 50 series of concerts at The O2 on the same day the final takes place, and dashing between the venue and the Olympic stadium in Stratford to cheer on his friend and countryman in the final.
He said: ''I'm really into the track and field events. The 100 metres final is on the fifth, but I'm going to do my very best to get over there and see it. I'm going to be like Bolt myself, rushing to it then rushing over to the O2 for my own show.''
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Shaggy doesn't think modern artists make enough ''classic'' pop songs anymore.
Shaggy doesn't think artists make ''classic'' pop songs anymore.
The 'Mr Boombastic' hitmaker's recent output has seen him return to his Jamaican Roots, as he doesn't think the songs in the charts today have any longevity to them.
He exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''I make the music I want to make, it's a different game out there now. The type of music that's going out in the charts isn't the type of music I want to make.
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Shaggy can't smoke marijuana like his friend Sean Paul, who ''takes it to that next level.''
The 'It Wasn't Me' hitmaker and his fellow Jamaican singer are friends and collaborated on the track 'Hey Sexy Lady', but Shaggy wouldn't want to smoke marijuana with Paul because he ''takes it to the next level.''
Shaggy exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''I have grown up with members of my family using marijuana, it has become part of our lives and part of our culture, so, you know I'm a little more lenient to it than most people.
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Dunk pioneer James Brown was a huge fan of Jamaican singer Shaggy.
The 'It Wasn't Me' hitmaker was approached by the funk legend - who died in 2006 - after he had seen him perform, and says he gave him great advice, which has stuck with him since.
Shaggy exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''James Brown watched the whole way through my concert, he really took a liking to me. We talked about everything from music to women to performance.
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Hanson's fans go to great lengths to meet them, and they feel bad about having to dodge them in rock star style.
Hanson go to "unusual" lengths just to eat dinner, as otherwise they get mobbed by fans.
The 'MMMBop' band - made up of brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac Hanson - say the wild antics of their followers have seen them go to great lengths to meet them, and they feel bad about having to dodge them in rock star style.
Isaac exclusively told BANG Showbiz: "There has been so many unusual things happen to us - like not being able to go out of a hotel because there are too many people in the lobby. So you have to like sneak out the back way, jump in a van with tinted windows, just so you can have dinner.
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Chipmunk is set to play a free one-off concert at London's indigO2 venue to celebrate his 21st birthday next month.
Chipmunk is set to play a free one-off show in London to celebrate his 21st birthday.
The show will see him play a full set of tracks from latest album 'Transition' and debut record 'I Am Chipmunk'.
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Hanson are touring the world in support of new album 'Shout It Out' this Autumn.
Hanson are touring the world this Autumn.
The 'MmmBop' hitmakers' are embarking on a series of 'Shout It Out' concerts, which will incorporate tracks from their 14-year career, from classic hits to material from their latest album.
A week after their performances at the V Festival in the UK, the tour kicks off in Los Angeles on August 28, and the trio will play 42 shows across America, culminating in two nights at Disney World in Florida.
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Rock legends Iron Maiden and Bullet For My Valentine will go up against Bring Me The Horizon, Architects and Skindred in the Best UK Brand category at the Metal Hammer Golden God Awards.
Publisher Chris Ingham revealed he was "thrilled" to honour The Rock legends with the nominations, which come in the magazine's 25th year.
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This year's BRIT Awards will be presented by James Corden- who thinks he will do a better job than when he last presented them alongside Mat Horne and Kylie Minogue in 2009.
The British comedian has signed a three-year deal with the music award show after organisers' inital choice, Justin Timberlake, declined the offer.
James has said he hopes he can deliver a better performance with this year's awards than he did in 2009, when he and comedy partner Mat Horne hosted with Kylie Minogue.
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