AMONG the talking points of Sting 2013 was the clash between female deejays Lady Saw and Macka Diamond.
her behaviour on stage, calling it demeaning and degrading to women.
Sting, but there is really nothing to rejoice about,” she said in a
telephone interview with the Jamaica Observer.
I have stayed away
from such clashes over the years, and always said I would never clash
with another female artiste as I find it degrading to women and so I
have always avoided a clash,” a penitent-sounding Lady Saw continued.
track Heels On, revealed that despite her remorse, she was provoked into
the raucous performance she gave on the night in question.
female artistes and all they do is take jabs at me, make up stories.
could not take it anymore.
I was just very angry about all these years
of them accusing me of trying to bring down other females in the
business and I just exploded.
I apologise to my fans in Jamaica and all
over the world for a performance which was degrading to both of us as
women,” said Lady Saw.
and realised that she had “failed miserably” at the test which she said
was put before her.
However, she maintains that it was perhaps
something which had to be done in order to silence her detractors.
boot and show them that I can do this too… I just had to prove the
point that I can be classy today, and be a hood rat tomorrow.
I am not
proud about it, but I could not hold it anymore,” she declared.
into a heated and personal exchange. At the end of the ‘battle’, Lady
Saw was declared winner by the massive audience.