Racy images of Vybz Kartel and Spice, derived from the Dancehall stars’ “Romping Shop” music video, have resurfaced and music fans are raving!
The track is a sexually explicit duet which explores the bedroom of two submissive lovers.
— Hype Life Magazine (@HYPELIFEmedia) January 27, 2019
In late 2008, Spice collaborated with Vybz Kartel on the controverstial track, which samples “Miss Independent” by Ne-Yo. The single quickly achieved international recognition, debuting on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and receiving immense rotation on mainstream urban stations, including HOT 97 and Power 105.1.
Shortly after its release, the “Romping Shop” was banned by the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation due to its explicit lyrical content. The song was ranked at number 9 on both Pitchfork’s list of the “50 Best Dancehall Songs of All Time” and Billboard’s “12 Best Dancehall & Reggaeton Choruses of the 21st Century”.
In 2009, Vybz Kartel earned “Song of the Year” while Spice while Spice was awarded “Female Deejay of the Year” by Excellence in Music and Entertainment (EME) Awards.