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Shenseea Talks Kanye, Jamaican Stereotypes, & Rihanna

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Shenseea explains how she ended up on “Donda” and recording with Kanye West, talks Megan Thee Stallion showing her genuine love, the kind of guys she likes, creating chapstick for men, jumping out of a BBQ grill at Rolling Loud plus more!

Shenseea on recording “Lick” with Megan Thee Stallion

The new music video release by Shenseea received assistance from Megan Thee Stallion of “Wap” fame.

“She loves my music and I feel like that’s why she wasted no time jumping on the track. I honestly didn’t think she was gonna do it, I think she was capping, you feel me?” she said.

She added that she had sent the song to Megan, who took no time to send back a verse.

Shenseea on working with Kanye West & Rihanna Comparisons

The iconic rapper and producer was impressed with Shenseea’s rapping after seeing her on Funk Flex and got in touch with her team, asking for her to get on his album. She said that the experience working with Kanye was different.

“Everybody was just so professional. It was nothing crazy like you had to be saying to yourself what am I doing here. It was like I stepped here, it’s time to work, that’s the vibe and he (Ye) is very hardworking,” she said about working with Kanye West.

“He’s one that supports me, I feel like ever since then, he’s been like a mentor to me in certain things, he’s been telling me what I need to do,” she said.

Being from the Caribbean, Shenseea also gets compared to Barbados icon Rihanna. “Riri is my girl. I’ve been watching her since I was a kid, and I don’t think if she hears that she should be offended because she is one of my biggest inspirations,” she said.

According to Shenseea, her “top top” influences are Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, and Vybz Kartel.