Konshens

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Konshens
Birth nameGarfield Spence
Born(1985-11-01) November 1, 1985 (age 27)
OriginKingston, Jamaica
GenresDancehall
OccupationsDJ, singer
Years active2005 – present
LabelsVP Records/Subkonshus Music
 
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Konshens
Birth nameGarfield Spence
Born(1985-11-01) November 1, 1985 (age 27)
OriginKingston, Jamaica
GenresDancehall
OccupationsDJ, singer
Years active2005 – present
LabelsVP Records/Subkonshus Music

Garfield Spence aka Konshens (born on January 11, 1985) is a Jamaican dancehall artist and a past student of Excelsior High School.

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Konshens's hits have included "Winner", "Rasta Impostor", "This Means Money", "Good Girl Gone Bad", "Gal Dem A Talk", "Realest Song", "Represent", "Do Sumn", "Forward", "Gal a bubble" and "Stop sign".

His 2005 single "Pon Di Corner" was a major hit in Japan, Juba, South Sudan and led to a month-long tour of the country and a Japan-only album release.

He made a guest appearance on Tarrus Riley's Contagious album, deejaying on "Good Girl Gone Bad", which was also released as a single. During 2009 he had a large fanbase in Guyana and Europe, where his "Gal Dem Talk" single was a major hit, and he performed at Guyana's National Stadium in May 2011.

His album, Real Talk, was released by Japanese label Koyashi in 2010. A second album was also announced to be released in Jamaica on Tad Dawkins' Tad's International label. Konshens also launched his own Subkonshus label in 2010, working with new acts including his brother Delus.

In May 2011, he was one of several high-profile Jamaican celebrities to take part in a march in Torrington Park calling for an end to political rivalry in the area, commemorating a fire in May 1980 at the Eventide Home which killed over 150 elderly women, for which politically motivated arson was suspected.

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