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Digicel has collaborated with international reggae artist, Shaggy, and renowned producer, Christopher Birch, to write and produce a song – Rise Again – to raise money for the Digicel Haiti Relief Fund.

Rise Again is a Caribbean song, written and performed by Caribbean artists for the people of Haiti.

After being approached by Digicel to write the song, Shaggy went straight into the studio with Christopher Birch, producer of his diamond-selling album – Hot Shots. The song was written in less than a day and the rhythm produced within five days, and artists such as Sean Paul and Sean Kingston – as well as other top Caribbean artists – were quick to come on board and lend their support. Rise Again is being released worldwide and 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the Digicel Haiti Relief Fund.

Speaking about the launch of the song, Shaggy said: “Rise Again is (more…)



Posted: January 14, 2010 in Music, entertainment, reggae
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Thursday, January 14th, 2009 – Kingston, Jamaica: Digicel Group today launched a text and voice donation line to enable its 10 million plus customers worldwide to donate money to the massive humanitarian relief effort that is urgently needed in Haiti.

By texting the word “HELP” or calling a short code*, Digicel customers in any of its 32 markets worldwide can make a difference to the people of Haiti by contributing directly to the relief efforts following the earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince and other parts of the country on Tuesday, January 12th, 2009. (more…)

This weeks show was dedicated, in part, to the people of Haiti.


Marvia Providence Hear my cry

Gramps Wash away the tears

I Wayne Living in love

Julian Marley ft Damian Marley Violence in the streets

Romeo Django Away

Souljah Fyah Abundance of good

Junior Kelly Nothing wrong with the world

Ijah Babylon scare

Inword Know Jah

Daah Sossah Band Lion des Afrique

Kardinal Offishal Last standing soldier

Beenie Man ft Tristan Palmer Spliff Trail

Sean Paul Bring it on

Anthony B Free up the general

Sean Paul ft Fantastik Red in them eyes

Elephant Man Haffi survive

Miri Ben Ari ft. Beenie man ft Akon Ghetto soldier

Sean Paul Baby girl

Shaggy ft Tessanne Never let go

Col Mite ft Frighty Life is what you make it

Barrington Levy Sweet reggae music

June Lodge Someone loves you

Chris Ellis ft Stephen Marley ft Jah Cure End of time


Diamond selling, pop, reggae sensation, Shaggy, teams up with some of Jamaica’s major musicians and the The Bustamante Hospital For Children to host the 2010 edition of Shaggy and Friends , an annual concert in support of Jamaica’s youth.

The event is sponsored by many commercial entities situated on the island.  Those interested in financially assisting the cause may send donations through secured form here.  Read the review of the 2009 event held this past January.

Shaggy love the kids, yo.