Beef between Super Cat and Shaggy?
(left) Super Cat and (right) Shaggy
Dancehall superstar Super Cat reportedly 'dissed' fellow entertainer Shaggy in a video circulating on social media.
The video, believed to be filmed at a dancehall session in Brooklyn, New York shows Super Cat taking the microphone from the emcee after that he would launch an expletive-laced tirade against Shaggy.
“Shaggy, how come you a talk 'bout you a reggae embassy? Hey, we no need no ambassador... Reggae no need no b*#* c**##% ambassador,” said Super Cat, with a glass in hand.
Nervous titters of laughter spread like a wave through the audience, some wondering if this was part of an elaborate act.
Singer Yami Bolo, who perhaps suspected different, attempted to intervene and grab the microphone, only to get a tongue-lashing and a thinly-veiled promise of violence for his efforts.
“Hey Yami, you fi b*### c**%##t learn. Shut up before mi lick out yuh ears drum. You see Tenor Saw dead, a should a you dead... Go siddung!” said Super Cat.
Super Cat, whose given name is William Maragh, hails from the tough community of Cockburn Pen. He first made his name as a clash deejay, facing off with heavyweights Shabba Ranks and Ninja Man at the now-defunct Boxing Day stage show, Sting.
One can only guess what Super Cat was intimating when he made the Tenor Saw reference. Shaggy could not be reached for comment.
Super Cat is known for a number of hit singles in the early 1990s, including Boops, Don Dada and Dem No Worry We, with Heavy D.
In 1992 he was featured on the remix of Kriss Kross' smash hit Jump.