Known as “The Greatest One Night Reggae/Dancehall Show
STING is home of some of the most memorable clashes in Dancehall Music history such as Ninja man vs Shaba Ranks in 1990 and Vybz Kartel vs Mavado in 2008. The event has also featured several top international stars such as Notorious B.I.G, DMX, Busta Rhymes, Foxy Brown and Kriss Kross.
In 2012 Supreme promotions partnered with music business impresario Joe Bogdanovich CEO of Downsound Records to take STING into a new direction. This partnership resulted in the execution of one of the best stagings in the history of the show. The lineup for 2012 which highlighted the return of Busy Signal to the local stage and the overall production of the event ushered STING into the music festival arena.
This year’s staging of STING will give music lovers the opportunity to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the longest running live event in Jamaican music history. The organizers of Sting have promised to give patrons a spectacular event. They are currently negotiating with a number of high profile entertainers. According to Joe Bogdanovich this year’s staging of STING will be a major undertaking. “After this staging Sting will never be the same again, my partners and I are moving the show in a new direction.
Sting 30 will be a wonderful celebration that will mark the 30th anniversary of one of Jamaica’s best events, this is going to be huge, the the production will be top class. This event will be televised worldwide and it will feature the very best possible line up of artistes as we intend to make it one great big party to remember. It will be a very significant event.” The promoters of STING have already confirmed legendary dancehall superstar Super Cat and international Rap superstar 2 Chainz to headline STING 30.