Wayne Marshall in 2012
|Born||]April 9, 1980 [|
|Genres||Dancehall, reggae, reggae fusion|
|Labels||VP Records, Federation Sound|
|Alliance, Bounty Killa, Vybz Kartel, Elephant Man|
Wayne Mitchell (born 1980), better known by his stage name Wayne Marshall, is a reggae and dancehall artiste from Jamaica. He is most notable for his collaborations with Sean Paul, Elephant Man and Beenie Man. He also attended the Wolmer's Boys' School for Boys and married fellow reggae/dancehall artiste Tami Chynn in 2009.
Wayne Marshall's debut solo album Marshall Law was released by VP Records is 2003. Reviewers noted strong hip-hop influences on Marshall's dancehall music.Forbidden Fruit was released the next year, and Tru Story!, released by Federation Sound, followed in 2008.
During the 2000s he issued dozens of 7" singles, mostly on VP Records.
In 2009 he was featured in the dancehall remix to Jamie Foxx's "Blame It". Marshall's single, "Messing With My Heart", featuring Mavado, from his third album was released in November 2010. Marshall collaborated with the British musician Toddla T on the track "Streets So Warm", which was released as the third single from his 2011 album Watch Me Dance.
In 2014 he recorded "Jamaican Mannaz" for the organization Do Good Jamaica, aimed at encouraging good manners in children.
He is not to be confused with the British R&B singer of the same name. The latter had entries in the UK Singles Chart with such raunchy numbers as "Ooh Aah (G-Spot)", and "Never Knew Love Like This" (Pauline Henry featuring Wayne Marshall), in the mid 1990s.