Stonebwoy shows the motorbike he won when he was crowned Dancehall King in the first Dancehall King and Queen Competition hosted by Billy Jane at Labadi Beach in 2010.
In a tweet by Stonebwoy he wrote, “I WON this Motorbike.. first Dancehall King And Queen Competition.. #BillyJane LABADI BEACH… circa 2009/10”
In 2011, Stonebwoy Burniton started the year on a high note as he was named the “Dancehall King of 2010”. The event “Dancehall King and Queen” started with its first edition in 2010, organized by Billy Jane of Labadi Beach in Accra, Ghana. There wasn’t a lot of promotions but the hardcore and genuine Dancehall/Reggae music lovers knew the event was taking place and attended to cheer on their favourite act.
According to Wekumwei, The event aimed at having six acts namely Stonebwoy, Bandana(Shatta Wale), Commander Messiah, Fiifi Selah, Partan, and LinguaKat competing for the Grand title of the Dancehall Champion. The six acts met and randomly chose their numbers as to the order of performance. The same was done to select the queen to rep each king. The queens had to dance for their title where the kings battled by way of performing their own dancehall tunes. The competition only went to the second round and Stonebwoy Burniton was declared the WINNER and named the “Dancehall King of 2010” received the prize of a motorbike.
Below is the tweet by Stonebwoy:
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