Dancehall artists Laa Lee and Bugle lend their vocals and recording style to the remix of Billboard’s catchy hit, Big boyby artist Heph B.
According to Laa Lee, the trajectory her career and music have taken has resulted in more attention from the Afrobeats community and African markets.
“Consumption of my music in the African market is growing and I have set myself the goal of traveling there, the birthplace of Afrobeat music, by the end of the year,” said Laa Lee. the gleaner.
He said that when Heph B management contacted the possibility of working together, he was open to the idea, but was even more motivated knowing that the Big boy The track, which was created and arranged by Nigerian-born rapper, songwriter and producer, Steve Rawd, landed at No. 5 on the Billboard charts in July.
Laa Lee shared, “We worked on it for about two months; I liked the song and I liked the artist catalog and for me that means the Laa Lee brand is becoming more international as I do what I love and want to do.
The remix denotes an official introduction for Laa Lee and Bugle into the Afrobeats market, which has become one of the biggest genres in the world.
Heph B, the self-proclaimed afrodancehall king of Houston, is of Nigerian and Jamaican descent and has gone through several stages of rebranding since 2015. Originally from New York but raised in a home influenced by African and Caribbean cultures, he has found his leaning towards music from both regions.
“As an Afrobeats artist, I’ve always had an affinity for dancehall and wanted to tap into my roots, so doing the remix with Laa Lee and Bugle provided the perfect opportunity to perform it,” said said Heph B.
The remix premiered on various digital and streaming platforms on August 18 and will be featured on the deluxe versions of both Bugle’s. Toxicity and Heph B. AMARII scrapbooks. Bugle’s revised compilation will be released on August 26, while Heph B’s album is due later this year.
Originally published in November last year, AMARII charted in the top 15 of the iTunes US World Music Chart, and the hit single To hidealso earned number one in South Africa, number five in the United States and number four on the UK World Chart.