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Jamaican dancehall artiste Spice announces third pregnancy

Jamaican queen of dancehall Grace Hamilton, better known as Spice, has sent social media into a frenzy by sharing a photo of herself heavily expectant on her Instagram page. 

The mother of two, wearing her signature blue from hair to outfit, and holding a blue pram caressed her protruding baby bump as she posed for a photo which she captioned; “God has been so good to me.”

The post by the dancehall star attracted quite a number of views and comments from her fans with many sharing their congratulatory messages and well wishes for her yet-to-be-born child. 

In October 2022, the artiste experienced a health scare that left her fans distressed, however, a few weeks later, she explained that she had developed sepsis after suffering a damaged hernia.

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“Thank you Jesus for saving my life. Hey, besties I’m in a better space today to properly update you on my current health situation. I suffered a damaged hernia a few days ago that sent my body into sepsis, as a result, I was rushed to the hospital for immediate surgery,” her post reads in part. 

Nonetheless, Spice has been relatively quiet on the musical scene and had stated that she was taking a break from social media.

The 40-year-old, who is already mother to son Nicholas (aged 16) and daughter Nicholatoy (aged 12), was last linked with former boyfriend Justin Budd, but she confirmed in an interview that they split last year after dating for two years.

Spice is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, DJ, businesswoman, and philanthropist. She is one of the most celebrated artists from Jamaica in the last decade. 

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She started her singing career as a member of her church choir and has made a place for herself in the highly competitive dancehall reggae music genre. She has also collaborated with major artists such as Vybz Kartel, Mya, Busta Rhymes, Sean Paul, and Missy Elliot.

She got her first major success with the controversial single Romping Shop with Vybz Kartel in 2009.

She then went on to release her debut EP, So Mi Like It (2014), and joined the cast of VH1’s reality TV series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta in season seven in 2018. Her first full-length project, a mixtape titled ‘Captured’ was released in 2018. 

Her long-delayed debut studio album, “10” (2021), was nominated for Best Reggae Album at the 64th Grammy Awards in 2022. Her recent second studio album “Emancipated” was released in 2022. 

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