Ishawna, the Jamaican dancehall sensation, had a thrilling weekend as she performed alongside American rapper Lil Nas X during a karaoke special backstage at Ed Sheeran’s Mathematics tour in New Jersey.
Ishawna shared a video on social media showcasing their rendition of Britney Spears’ classic hit “…Baby One More Time,” with Lil Nas X energetically dancing along. The duo also captured their newfound friendship with a series of backstage selfies.
One of Ishawna’s fans commented on Instagram, saying, “Ishawna is making connections with international stars, I love it!” Another admirer expressed their affection, stating, “Look how Nas looks like he’s in love. How can you not love her? We love you, @mslegendary.” During the karaoke session, Lil Nas X also showcased his vocal talent by performing Ed Sheeran’s popular song “Bad Habits.”
Check out the clip of Ishawna and Lil Nas X:
Apart from her collaboration with Lil Nas X, Ishawna also had the opportunity to reunite with her friend and collaborator, Ed Sheeran. The two artists shared a series of photos on social media, radiating happiness at seeing each other again. In a heartfelt caption, Ishawna expressed her deep respect and love for Ed Sheeran.
Just a few weeks ago, Ishawna released the official music video for her song “Brace It,” which she co-produced with Cordel ‘Skatta’ Burrell, Donavan ‘Don Corleon’ Bennett, and herself. Directed by Filmheads Studios, the music video features nostalgic elements such as phone booths, tape recorders, and box TVs. “Brace It” gained attention when Ishawna teased it in 2021, following Ed Sheeran’s praise for her remix of his hit single “Shape of You.”
The music video for “Brace It” has already surpassed 282,000 views on YouTube, solidifying Ishawna’s position as a rising star in the music industry. With her collaborations with Lil Nas X and Ed Sheeran, her international network continues to expand, bringing her closer to achieving her goals.
In a recent interview, Ishawna expressed her gratitude for the opportunities that have come her way and emphasised her commitment to working hard and creating music that resonates with her fans. “I want to spread positivity and good vibes through my music, and I hope to inspire others to do the same,” she stated.