Its immense popularity also attracted number of popular US acts who scored major billboard hits with songs recorded on the Coolie Dance rhythm such as Nina Skye, Lil Jon and Pitbull.
Over the years several songs featuring the Coolie Dance rhythm have surfaced on various European charts as well. Now in 2013 it is about to chart across Europe again, this time the Coolie Dance rhythm fuels the new hit single titled Dance 2013 by Fatman Scoop featuring Whitney Houston & Lumidee. This single is currently one of the most popular dance tracks in Europe.
The Coolie Dance rhythm has also been featured in numerous major films and television shows. Three months ago was it was featured in the movie Zero Dark Thirty and the popular US TV show, America's Next Top Model.
It will also be featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake movie. Skatta Burrell continues to be major force in the local music industry, he has been a celebrity judge on the ultra-popular Jamaican TV talent show, the Magnum Kings & Queens Of Dancehall, since its inception.
He is also working closely with top Jamaican entertainment company Downsound Records which has on its roster the legendary dancehall star Ninja Man along with a slate of talented budding stars such as Nature, Ishawna, Specialist and Naazir.