Acclaimed British rapper Kojo Funds has joined forces with the Grammy-nominated Jamaican artist Blvk H3ro, on the burgeoning R&B/Reggae artist’s single “Annabella” (Remix), resulting in a collaboration that is bound to leave a lasting impression.
This latest release adds to the carefully curated series of singles that serve as stepping stones towards Blvk H3ro’s much-awaited album, On A Mission, slated for a grand debut on August 18th, 2023, on Delicious Vinyl Island. Delicious Vinyl Island, an imprint of the iconic, LA-based, indie label Delicious Vinyl, is known for facilitating the rise of some of Jamaica’s brightest new stars onto the global map with breakthrough releases.
The original version of “Annabella,” expertly produced by the Zimbabwean talent Soko7, widely acclaimed for his contributions to Beyoncé’s chart-topping sensation “Drunk In Love”, showcased Blvk H3ro’s collaboration with Jamaican vocalist Dre Island. However, this new remix featuring Kojo Funds possesses all the essential ingredients to ignite dance floors and get people grooving, from Jamaica all the way to London. The timing couldn’t be more perfect, as Blvk H3ro is gearing up for his headline performance at Reggae Legacy 2023 in Northern California, followed by a highly anticipated appearance at Central Park SummerStage in NYC, both scheduled for next month.
“Annabella” stands as a guitar-driven anthem, skillfully weaving together the mesmerising rhythms of Afrobeat, dancehall, and pop, thereby flawlessly exemplifying Blvk H3ro’s distinct musical identity. With Kojo Funds, whose infectious melodies and vibrant wordplay have already garnered considerable acclaim, the duo present a lyrical narrative that pays homage to the essence of femininity. Their collaborative effort not only empowers women to embrace their sensuality but also serves as an animated invitation to unleash their innermost desires on the pulsating dance floor. Kojo Funds’s contribution to this track breathes a fresh gust of cultural excellence, providing DJs and music enthusiasts with a renewed momentum to revel in.
Jumping on the release after taking a break from music, Kojo Funds explains; “Its with genuine excitement, this record is a vibe that unites cultures and marks my return after a 5-year hiatus“
Blvk H3ro has been making a name for himself with his unique blend of reggae, dancehall, and afrobeat sounds. His groundbreaking impact was recognized during the 2023 GRAMMY Awards, where he etched his name in history as the first reggae artist to ever receive a nomination in the prestigious Best Global Music Performance category. These achievements not only validate Blvk H3ro’s exceptional talent but also solidify his position as a trailblazer within the Caribbean and international music scene. With the release of his latest offering, “Annabella”, Blvk H3ro continues to showcase his unwavering determination as an artist who is fearlessly challenging the limits of conventional music with his limitless imagination and steadfast dedication to artistic mastery.
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