An Interview with Lady Saw

The world has seen many great icons in the reggae music industry over the years, but few have achieved the level of success that Lady Saw has.

Since her debut album in 1995, Lady Saw has been at the forefront of the genre, winning multiple awards and earning the title of the “Queen of Dancehall.”

Her music has been a source of inspiration for many and has influenced the sound of reggae for decades. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Lady Saw and get an inside look at her life, career, and impact on the industry.

From her humble beginnings to her plans for the future, Lady Saw gave us an insight into her life and her journey to become an iconic figure in the reggae world.

Lady Saw’s Early Career

Lady Saw was born Sandra Ann Ward in Trinidad and Tobago. She moved to Jamaica at the age of five where she got her start in reggae and dancehall music. Her first album was released in 1995, and since then, she has released a total of 16 albums.

Her first album, “Lovin You,” was a hit, and it pushed her into the spotlight and launched her career as a reggae singer. Her second album, “If You Want Blood,” was released in 1997 and was another chart-topper for Lady Saw.

She has been very successful throughout her career, and she has achieved many achievements and broken many records along the way. In 2014, she became the first Caribbean artist to win a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.

Lady Saw has had over 40 singles in her career, many of which have made the top spot on the Jamaican and U.K. music charts.

She has won many awards, including Best Reggae Artist from the American Reggae Awards in 2004 and the Best Reggae Artist from the Canadian Reggae Awards in 2005. Lady Saw is widely respected in the reggae community, and many consider her to be a reggae icon or legend.

Lady Saw’s Impact on the Reggae Music Industry

Lady Saw is one of the most recognized names in reggae music. Her music is iconic and has greatly influenced the reggae sound and industry.

She has been compared to other great reggae artists such as Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, and many believe she has achieved the same level of success and influence in the industry. Lady Saw has a unique sound, and her music is often fast-paced and vibrant.

She has a distinct voice, and her songs often feature catchy lyrics and an upbeat rhythm. Many of her songs are love songs, so she is often referred to as the Queen of Dancehall because most of her songs are about love and relationships.

Lady Saw is widely regarded as one of the best female reggae artists of all time. She has a distinct sound and vibe that has made her a household name in the reggae music scene. Many artists have been inspired by her music and have drawn from her iconic reggae sound.

Lady Saw’s Award-Winning Albums

  • LOVIN’ YOU – This album, released in 1995, was Lady Saw’s first release. It was a hit and was certified gold by the British Phonographic Industry. 
  • IF YOU WANT BLOOD – This album was released in 1997 and also went multi-platinum. 
  • LOVE ME or DIS-LOVE ME – This album is Lady Saw’s first released in the U.S. It features the hit song “My Boy My Girl,” which is a duet with Shaggy. 
  • RIGHT BACK AT YOU – This album, released in 2004, won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.
  • LET ME LOVE YOU – This album was released in 2008, and it was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.

Lady Saw’s current projects

Lady Saw is currently working on her next album and has released some singles in collaboration with other artists. She is working with a British artist named Shaggy on an upcoming album, and the two have collaborated on a few songs together.

Lady Saw’s new album will be released later this year. She is also working on an autobiography that will provide her fans with more insight into her life and her career as an artist. She is also planning a world tour as part of her next album promotion.

Lady Saw’s advice for aspiring musicians

Lady Saw has built a successful career in reggae music, and she has achieved great success in the industry. She offers some advice to aspiring musicians and artists who want to break into the industry.

She says that artists should focus on their craft and consistently practise their art. She also recommends that musicians network with other artists and make connections in the industry so they can get their name out there and receive opportunities to perform.

Lady Saw’s Plans for the Future

Lady Saw has achieved great success in the reggae industry and has built a strong following of fans and admirers. She has left a mark on the industry and has become a symbol of strength and perseverance.

She has broken many records and has achieved many awards in her career. She has become a legend in the reggae music scene and has become a household name in the industry.

Lady Saw has become a role model for many people and has become an inspiration for women and young artists who want to make it in the music industry. She has left a strong mark on the industry, and she has become a true reggae icon.

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