The esteemed Queen of the Dancehall, Lady Saw, having achieved many of her goals, has set some new ones and, as usual, is determined to score top marks.
No longer signed to record production and distribution giant, VP Records, Lady Saw has set about assembling her 'A' team - which includes producers and sought-after publicist Ray Alexander - and is confident of taking huge leaps in her career.
Now working on a new album, it's as yet untitled, the talented deejay is working with a slew of reggae/dancehall's most respected producers. Among them are Sly and Robbie, Jazzy T, Scatta, Baby G, Ward 21 and John John. She will also be doing some of the production work herself.
Among the first tracks to hit the streets will be Belvedere Heights by Ward 21 and Baby Take Your Time, produced by Scatta. The video for these tracks will be unveiled shortly after the release of the singles.
Also on her musical itinerary is a "big belly song", which Lady Saw says is quite humorous, and which is already causing quite a stir in the dancehall. Dedicated to the fat women, it shows them in a positive light, "and they just love it", Saw says.
In between getting the album out, she is preparing for her European tour, which kicks off in July. "I love performing in Europe and I am looking forward to it," she says.