In March 2008, Mavado was featured performing a rendition of his song "Real Mckoy" for Grand Theft Auto IV Trailer #4 "Everyone's a Rat". His song "Real McKoy" along with "Last Night" both from the album Gangsta for Life: The Symphony of David Brooks were also featured in the game on the radio station "Massive B Radio".
In November 2009, Mavado lost out to Sean Paul for the Best Reggae Artist award. He won the 2010 EME award for male singjay of the year. His current labelmate is bounty killer.