Shaka Loveless

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Shaka Loveless
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Shaka Loveless
Background information
Birth name Shaka Loveless
Born (1984-05-03) May 3, 1984 (age 30)
Aarhus, Denmark
Genres Rap, reggae, R&B
Occupations Singer, Songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Associated acts The Gypsies, Shades of Blue

Shaka Loveless (born in Aarhus, Denmark in March 5, 1984) is a Danish rapper and singer with reggae roots.[1] He is also a lead vocalist for the Danish hip-hop / R&B band The Gypsies (earlier known as The Electric Gypsies with a more rock-oriented sound).

Shaka Loveless is the son of famous blues player James Loveless and has been a regular part of the Danish blues scene, as a solo artist, and in his long collaboration as member of Shades of Blue, where he played with guitarist Uffe Steen, bassist Morten Brauner and drummer Claus Daugaard.

Besides being lead vocalist for The Gypsies, he has also developed a successful solo career with his 2012 charting hit "Tomgang"[2] that rose to No. 1 on the Danish Singles Chart.[3] The platinum selling single "Tomgang" is produced by Donkey Sound like the rest of his debut album which was released by Universal Music in October 2012.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

with The Gypsies
  • 2007: One Hand Up
  • 2009: For the Feeble Hearted
solo
Year Album Peak
position
DEN
[4]
Certification
2012 Shaka Loveless 4
2014 Det vi sku' miste 2

Singles[edit]

with The Gypsies
  • 2007: "Underground
  • 2008: "Part of Me"
  • 2009: "The Mirror"
  • 2009: "American Girl"
Solo
Year Single Peak
position
DEN
[4]
Certification Album
2012 "Tomgang" 1 Platinum[5] Shaka Loveless
"Ikke Mere Tid" 3 Platinum[6]
"Dans din idiot" (feat. UFO) -
2013 "Dengang du græd" 7 Det vi sku' miste
2014 "2 mod verden" 3
Featured in
Year Single Peak
positions
Album
DEN
[4]
2012 "Nede med koldskål"
(Klumben feat. Niklas, Shaka Loveless, Mette Lax, Djämes Braun & Steggerbomben)
 – TBA

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