Around the time Rick »Teflon Don« Ross went down to Jamaica to introduce his »Maybach Music« dancehall artist Magazeen to the yardie crowd, Beenie Man went on radio to tell the people that being a performer with a law enforcement background don’t really work out in JA:
You’re a cop and an artist? That don’t work out in Jamaica. You got cop artists, but they do that talent show shit. They don’t come out on the street because niggas in Jamaica, once they find out you’re a cop and you’re on-stage, that means you’re vulnerable. And you know what I mean, there gonna be bottles, stones, oranges, apples, all that shit. [...]
Now, Beenie’s compatriot Jah Cure invited Ross as well as Mavado on a reggae rap track
built on rolling organs and chintzy horns.
(via The Fader)
It’s called Like I See It« and it goes a little something like this: