|Birth name||Shaka Loveless Grøn|
May 3, 1984 |
|Genres||Rap, reggae, R&B|
|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. 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" that rose to No. 1 on the Danish Singles Chart. 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.
- with The Gypsies
- 2007: One Hand Up
- 2009: For the Feeble Hearted
|2014||Det vi sku' miste||2|
|2015||Til vi ligger||5|
- with The Gypsies
- 2007: "Underground"
- 2008: "Part of Me"
- 2009: "The Mirror"
- 2009: "American Girl"
|"Ikke mere tid"||3||Platinum|
|"Dans din idiot"
|2013||"Dengang du græd"||7||Det vi sku' miste|
|2014||"2 mod verden"||3|
|2015||"Helt fin dag"||—||Til vi ligger|
|"Ud af mørket"
|"I nat er vi ladt"
(featuring Simon Kvam)
- Featured in
|2012||"Nede med koldskål"
(Smag på P3 featuring Niklas, Klumben, Shaka Loveless, Mette Lax, Djämes Braun & Steggerbomben)
(Ankerstjerne featuring Shaka Loveless)
(Livid featuring Shaka Loveless)
- DR.dk: Shaka Loveless: Tomgang (DK) Archived April 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- DR.dk: Shaka Loveless: Tomgang (DK) Archived April 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. (in Danish)
- DanishCharts.com "Tomgang" song page
- DanishCharts.com Shaka Loveless discography
- "Track Top-40 Uge 42, 2016". Hitlisten.NU. Retrieved October 26, 2016.