Byron Messia’s Hit ‘Talibans’ Earns Gold Certification in the UK

Byron Messia’s song “Talibans” has achieved gold status in the United Kingdom, 13 months after it was released. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) announced on February 23 that the song sold over 400,000 units, earning it a Brit Certified Gold Award. Before this, it was certified Silver in August 2023 for selling more than 200,000 […]

Byron Messia’s ‘Talibans’ Lands on Billboard’s 100 Best Songs of 2023, Showcasing Dancehall’s Global Impact

2023 has been a triumphant year for Jamaican-born dancehall artist Byron Messia, culminating in his hit single “Talibans” securing a spot on Billboard magazine’s 100 Best Songs of 2023 list at #75. This recognition is a testament to the song’s immense popularity throughout the year, further solidifying Messia’s global musical influence. Originating from Jamaica and […]

Byron Messia Entangled in $3 Million Lawsuit Following BMW Crash

Dancehall artist, Byron Messia, and his producer, Wayne Campbell, are currently embroiled in a lawsuit related to a car accident that transpired in Jamaica this past June. Jamaica MVP Imports Limited, a car rental agency, is seeking reparation from Messia and Campbell for extensive damages and potential loss of earnings that resulted from an accident […]

Byron Messia’s Claim Sparks Controversy, but with How Dancehall Media and Fans Have Lowered the Standards of Success, Is He Wrong?

Dancehall’s vibrant scene witnessed a firestorm since international rising star , Byron Messia, boldly stated that his hit song, “Talibans,” was the “biggest song in Dancehall since Sean Paul’s 2005 ‘Temperature’”. His claim was met with skepticism and a slew of rebuttals naming other chart-toppers since then like “Hold Yuh” by Gyptian, “Party Animal” by […]

Sean Paul on TikTok’s Impact and Advice to Byron Messia & New Artists

Jamaica’s dancehall superstar, Sean Paul, discusses how TikTok has played a pivotal role in introducing his timeless hits to a new generation, even as he consistently held the limelight. Sean Paul, who has had us grooving since the early 2000s with hits like “Get Busy” and “Temperature,” is witnessing Gen Z on TikTok delve into […]

Byron Messia Makes Billboard Hot 100 Chart Debut with ‘Talibans’ Remix, Featuring Burna Boy

Dancehall sensation, Byron Messia, has registered another landmark achievement with his track “Talibans” remix, featuring afrobeat superstar Burna Boy, as it entered the Billboard Hot 100 Chart at no. 99 this Wednesday. Messia’s recent offering, “Talibans II,” the remix, has gathered a whopping 4.6 million views within just 13 days of its release. The original […]

Watch Out Fi Dis: Byron Messia and Burna Boy Debut ‘Talibans II’ Remix”

Byron Messia, the artist behind the summer sensation ‘Talibans’, has linked up with Nigerian star, Burna Boy, for a highly-anticipated collaboration. The original track, from Messia’s ‘No Love’ album released in January, has been dominating the Billboard and UK charts, and the music video has garnered an impressive 36 million views on YouTube. The hit […]