Jamaican dancehall star Shenseea is the Connecticut Sun’s 2022 Music Ambassador
The Connecticut Sun selected Jamaican dancehall star Shenseea as the team’s 2022 Music Ambassador. Her song “Sun Comes Up” is the music for the video that runs at the beginning of all Sun home games. The tune is “an inspirational song about persistence and determination in the face of adversity” according to the team. Billboard named Shenseea the “Fastest Rising Dancehall Artist” in 2019.
“We are very excited to have Shenseea as our music ambassador for the Sun’s 20th Anniversary season,” franchise president Jen Rizzotti said. “We have been working on ways to use our platform to highlight young artists and bring fans an elevated experience all season long. Having Shenseea work with us is definitely a step in that direction. Her song, ‘Sun Comes Up,’ fits us as an organization perfectly, and I can’t wait for fans to enjoy the song along with us.”
From the Sun release:
Shenseea, a Jamaican dancehall singer currently signed with Rich Immigrants/Interscope Records, ascended through Jamaica’s dancehall ranks over the span of five years to become one of dancehall’s most highly-requested artists. In the time since she became Interscope’s first dancehall signing, Shenseea has collaborated with a vast array of artists from different genres such as Megan Thee Stallion, Young Thug, Shaggy, Sean Paul, Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, Santigold, Masego, and many more. Most recently in March 2022, Shenseea released her debut album, ALPHA, which includes her single “Lick” featuring Megan Thee Stallion, as well as features from Offset, 21 Savage, Tyga, Sean Paul, Beenie Man, and more.