Dancehall artistes Buju Banton and Shenseea have made the Billboard Hot 100 as part of Kanye West’s Donda album.

The project, which debuted at number one on the 200 chart, features Banton on Believe What I Say, while Shenseea made an appearance on the single Pure Souls.

Believe What I Say debuted at number 28, while Pure Souls entered the chart at 52.

Shenseea and Buju Banton have previously experienced success on the Reggae Albums chart. Shenseea is the first Jamaican female to hit the Billboard Hot 100 in 17 years. 
The last Jamaican female dancehall artiste to hit the Billboard Hot 100 was Miss Thing in 2004 when her collaboration Dude with Beenie Man reached number 26.

Prior to Miss Thing, Lady Saw hit the Billboard Hot 100 in 2002 when she teamed with No Doubt on Underneath it All, which peaked at number three.

Underneath it All was later certified gold and won the award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals at the 46th Grammy Awards.

Claude Mills

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