Dancehall recording artiste Dubbi is pleased that his song, ‘Send Me There’, thanks to a social media video that went viral in the town fo Birmingham in the UK.
“Recently a lot of disc jocks and selectors, mainly Dj Killa Filla (based in the UK) started playing the song on a regular basis and of course the powers of social media, it took off on TikTok. The song is also very catchy and is a sentiment for a lot of people.” the artiste whose real name is Marvin Lee Scott, said.
The single, ‘Send Me There’ was recorded in Jamaica in 2010. Dubbi has lived in Birmingham for the best part of 20 years where has carved out a decent underground following.
“I am like an ambassador in Birmingham because of my personality,” he said.
Dubbi grew up between the areas of Kingston 11 and 13 in a place called Dusty Park off of Chisholm Avenue. He attended Norman Manley High school. As a youngster, he was called Dooby by his friends in reference to the popular ‘Scooby Dooby Doo’ cartoon. Encouraged by a friend to do music, he auditioned once for Ken Boothe who gave him the thumbs up.
“I wrote a lot of poems so I began to experiment with music,” he said.
He migrated to live in the UK 20 years ago, and recorded his first single, ‘Let Me Loose’ in 2006, and continued to hone his craft over the years. He released his ‘Send Me There’ EP on the Moshino Royale for The MBC label on March 4th, 2022. The EP features singles such as Classroom, Rolling, Wah Gwarn, and Crawb Up.
He will be performing at upcoming events such as a dance in Birmingham on June 2. He will also appear on legs of Jah Vinci’s UK tour on July 1 and July 2 before doing Fever Fest in Luton on July 23rd. He will round out the summer with a show called ‘Urban Reloaded’ on August 13th.