Skillibeng’s rise to fame in the music industry has been nothing short of remarkable. The Jamaican trap-dancehall artist has gained widespread recognition for his distinct sound and catchy hits, and his success has only continued to grow.
According to Chart Data, a credible source of music statistics that uses data from various sources, including Billboard, Soundscan, and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Skillibeng’s hit single “Whap Whap” featuring F.S. has sold a notable 120,000 units in the U.S. and has racked up over 30 million views on YouTube, surpassing Jahshii’s “Born Fighter” (24 million) and Popcaan and Imeru Tarafi‘s “Elevate” which now stands at 23 million All three singles were released last year.
In addition to his success in the U.S., Skillibeng has also made a name for himself internationally. He recently won a MOBO Award in London for “Best Caribbean Music Act” and will be embarking on a tour with American R&B star Chris Brown.
The “Under The Influence” tour will take Skillibeng and Brown to 13 cities across the U.K. and Europe, including London, Dublin, Paris, and Amsterdam. The tour kicks off on February 12, 2023, and wraps up on March 6.
It’s clear that Skillibeng’s unique blend of dancehall is resonating with fans around the world, and his chart-topping hits and high-profile tour only solidify his status as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.