The Queen of Dancehall, Lady Saw is putting the final touches on her eighth studio album, set for release this July under her Diva’s Records label, marking her first full-length album since 2010.
The highly-acclaimed deejay, whose real name is Marion Hall,confirmed the details Thursday. The yet-to-be-titled album will be distributed by VP Records and features a number of top international and local acts such as Beres Hammond, Estelle, Mr. Vegas, formerUB40 member, Ali Campbell and Flo Rida, with whom Saw collaborated on for the remix of her chart-topping hit, Heels On.
Furthermore, Lady Saw said the album will feature a myriad of sounds, including Dancehall, Reggae, Gospel and Jazz and Blues while revealing she recently did a photo shoot for the album.
Lady Saw’s most successful album to date was her fifth studio album,Strip Tease in 2004, which peaked at number 84 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart as well as number 14 on Billboard’s Reggae album chart. That album featured hits such as Man a Di Least, Loser (feat. Ce’Cile) and I’ve Got Your Man.