Jamaican dancehall recording artist Konshens is a music talent who has also donned the hats of DJ, singer, record producer. He is also a successful businessman who frequently gets quite a few business propositions from music industry insiders. Born on January 11, 1985 as Garfield Denalo Spence, Konshens has been active for over a decade with strong fan base in Japan and Europe. He also has a brother stage named DJ Delus aka Delmark Spence.
Konshens has been largely successful as an artist delivering singles. The Jamaican artist has found an unlikely and large following in the Asian country of Japan ever since his 2005 single Pon Di Corner rocked the charts. This astonishingly huge success got even bigger and more audience oriented when he took to entire Japan’s tour for a month. The Japan only release made Konshens a household name in the country. Of all the hits in his decade long career, most of his numbers have been singles among which Winner, Rasta Impostor, This means Money, Good Girl Gone Bad have been runaway hits.
Of late Konshens has been in news for his collaborations with famed artists like Sean Paul Eva Simons and Pleasure P. Konshens’ last full length album Mental Maintenance is incidentally his second album in his decade long career. In an interview Konshens has been quoted as saying that the crux of this album’s songs focuses on mood swings and that every song has been written in such a way that it articulates mental state of a person in every situation. The album was charted worldwide on I tunes having been successful in the reggae genre in Germany, New Zealand and Switzerland’s I tunes chart.
Konshens Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $2.2 Million US Dollars
Konshens has been active in the dancehall reggae circuit for a decade with stupendous popularity in Japan and hence his net worth has been rightly estimated to be $2.2 million US dollars as of 2017. Needless to point out that he is an active member in stage particularly in Guyana and Japan. As mentioned earlier Konshens is a businessman and he looks to invest in the world of music itself.
Konshens Business Model
As a music artist cum businessman, Kosnhes knows how to cash in on his popularity by playing in know territory. Given, he is the wonder boy in Japan and Jamaica; he has channeled vast portions of his business model toward these two countries. The Jamaican released his album “Real Talk” under the Japanese level Koyashi in 2010 which goes to his appreciation and mutual respect toward the country’s loyal fans who have made him this big a star.
In 2014, Konshens popularity and face value as celebrity grew manifold when the global cola giant Pepsi signed him up as its brand ambassador; a brand known to be extremely popular among youth over the years. The reggae dancehall musician also announced his arrival as standalone brand by launching his own line of sneakers named Konz876. He was quoted as saying that shoes “bring more culture into it”. Although, the line of his sneakers is not even a year old, it is believed to be smart investment.
Dancehall stars are coming big lately and boast of worldwide fan base, this obviously put them in public eye sooner or later. Konshens came in news for appearing in sultry photographs with Raine Seville when the two were working on the project titled Settle Down. More drama and followed with the rumor mills spinning faster with rumors of him dating the singer, a hunch declined by Seville right away.
However Konnshens hit a low in his life as recently as 2016 when bore the sudden loss of his brother deejay Delus, also a dancehall musician. Apparently his brother had committed suicide in his St. Andrew residence as a bullet was clearly seen on his head. Konshens mourned the loss of his brother on Instagram in a series of posts.
Despite this irreparable loss, Konshens showed amazing professionalism by adhering to the contract loss by performing in the capital city of Victoria in Seychelles. With such dedication toward work and business, Konshens won respect of one and all by showing the world as to how powerful music as healer is.