Written by: Overtime Media
Collaborations between Jamaican and Trinbagonian artistes in particular keep coming fast and furious across all genres of music and enterprises. The latest features Mystic Marley, Nailah Blackman, and Walshy Fire, who are set to mesmerize music lovers with their infectious new single, “Jump.”
Released on October 6, 2023 the track is an electrifying fusion of dancehall, reggae, and soca destined to captivate listeners worldwide. A release from the trio says that “Jump showcases the immense talent and versatility of three groundbreaking artists coming together in perfect harmony”. Mystic Marley is a gifted performer and songwriter, who effortlessly channels her iconic family heritage while bringing a fresh and contemporary sound to the track. Nailah Blackman is of course, the rising princess of soca music, who delivers her powerful vocals with a blend of grace and raw energy, adding a unique dimension to the song.
Walshy Fire, a renowned DJ, producer, and member of the ground-breaking, world-renowned Major Lazer sound system, masterfully combines his expertise in dancehall and reggae to create an irresistible beat that will make listeners hit the repeat button again and again.
“Working with Mystic on this track was lovely,” commented Blackman. “I think we have a similar energy and vibe when it comes to how we interpret music and how we express ourselves while recording. So it was just a really fun experience creating this…”
With its infectious rhythm and uplifting lyrics, “Jump” is the perfect anthem to set the dance floor ablaze. The track’s vibrant fusion of genres creates a sound that is both innovative and deeply rooted in the rich musical traditions of the Caribbean. Mystic Marley, Nailah Blackman, and Walshy Fire’s collaboration brings a refreshing energy and undeniable chemistry to the scene, making “Jump” a standout single that will appeal to music enthusiasts of all backgrounds.
With unparalleled talent and a penchant for blending traditional rhythms with contemporary elements, music producers ClickNPress (Chris Brown, Queren Naija, J. Cole, Alessia Cara) encapsulate the blend of Bob Marley “Rainbow Country” and Lord Shorty’s “Endless Vibration”. Creating a modern take off both songs “Jump” is a groundbreaking fusion of styles that will captivate listeners.
“ClickNPress did a beautiful job in fusing our worlds together,” said Marley. “You know Nailah is from Trinidad, she is making soca music, and her grandfather is Lord Shorty, who is an icon in soca music. And on my end, my grandfather is Bob Marley, who is the legend of Reggae music. So, the familiarity on the track really made things flow in an effortless way.”
“Jump” is now available on all major music streaming platforms. Listeners can experience the pulsating rhythm, infectious melodies, and empowering lyrics first-hand by logging on to:
About Mystic Marley:
Mystic Marley granddaughter of the legend Bob Marley, is a multifaceted artist hailing from a legendary musical lineage. With a spellbinding stage presence, captivating lyrics, and a voice that echoes her storied heritage, Mystic Marley continues to make waves in the music industry and forge her path.
About Nailah Blackman:
Nailah Blackman, the granddaughter of the founder of soca, calypsonian Garfield Blackman also know as Lord Shorty or Ras Shorty I, has quickly become a leading force in soca music. Her captivating vocals, unique style, and ability to effortlessly blend genres have made her a rising star on the international stage.
About Walshy Fire:
Walshy Fire, an influential DJ, producer, and member of Major Lazer, has been at the forefront of the dancehall and reggae scenes for years. With his unparalleled talent, Walshy Fire has collaborated with numerous artists and consistently pushed the boundaries of Jamaica’s musical landscape.
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