Produced by Dijon ‘DJ Mustard’ McFarlane, Post to Be also features American acts Chris Brown and Jhene’ Aiko. The single is the second from the singer’s upcoming album Sex Playlist slated for a December 2 release.
Signed to Mayback Music Group and managed by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label, the 30-year-old is the former lead singer of defunct boy-group B2K.
He was nine when Murder She Wrote took the world by storm.
The song entered the British Top 30 and began a streak of hits for the dancehall duo, whose other hits included “Gal Wine,” “I Wanna Be Your Man,” “Tease Me,” “She Don’t Let Nobody,” and “Twist and Shout” (featuring Jack Radics). The latter held the top spot.
“Murder She Wrote,” released by Mango/Island Records, reached number 57 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number five on the Rap Singles chart.
A favourite on American pop radio, it was featured on the British release Tease Me, and later on the American release All She Wrote.
Last year, Chaka Demus and Pliers performed the song at the BET Awards show in the reggae segment alongside Dawn Penn, Beenie Man and Elephant Man.
Following the BET telecast, the single returned to the Billboard Reggae Digital singles chart selling over 1,234 downloads. The single re-entered at number 21. To date, the single has sold over 300,000 copies digitally.
Prior to Murder She Wrote entering the British chart, Chaka Demus and Pliers had success in that country with Tease Me, She Don’t Let Nobody and Twist and Shout.
Omarion, whose given name is Omari Grandberry, is no stranger to the Billboard charts. His debut solo album O (2005), topped the Billboard 200. His other hits include Touch, Entourage, and Ice Box.
His acting credits include You Got Served, Fat Albert, Somebody Help Me, and The Proud Family.