«Mr. Loverman» is the signature song of Jamaican ragga artist Shabba Ranks. The song was written by Hopeton Lindo, Rexton Gordon and Michael Bennett.It was released in 1992 and 1993 as a single.The song first appeared as «Champion Lover» by Deborahe Glasgow. Ranks then versioned «Champion Lover» under the new title «Mr. Loverman», with Deborahe Glasgow the featured female lead. This version appeared on his Rappin’ With the Ladies album in 1988. Glasgow’s illness and subsequent early death led to the song being re-recorded for release as a single, this time with Chevelle Franklyn as the featured singer.The version featuring Chevelle Franklyn was originally released in 1992, when it charted in a modest position on the UK Singles Chart, but after being re-released in 1993, when dancehall music was starting to enjoy mainstream popularity, the track rose to number three in the UK charts and remains his biggest hit single to date.