In a move to display his versatility, dancehall artiste Teejay has taken on a hardcore persona on his latest single, ‘Who You’.
The song is featured on the Gold Leaf rhythm, which is produced by Jerome Elvie of Natural Bond Entertainment.
“Music has its time, so we have to do a lot of different songs and be versatile. Who You right now is the perfect song. It’s about the topic and connecting to the people. It’s dancehall so more while we haffi go hardcore wid di ting more,” Teejay explained.
The self-styled Up Top Boss who emerged on the music scene less than five years ago has been making a strong impact with his hard-hitting and poignant lyrics including songs such as ‘Up Top Boss’ and ‘Owna Lane’ among others.
He spoke about working with Elvie on ‘Who You’.
“Elvie a good youth and a real youth. So from him send me the rhythm, we haffi just voice. Its music and it has no boundaries. Him a invest back inna the music, and him naw do this for hype, him a do this for longevity,” said Teejay.
Teejay continued, “The rhythm have nuff vibes. From me hear it, the song just come outta me head.”
The Montego Bay based deejay is working on an EP, which he intends to release before the end of the year.
“It’s gonna be lit,” he said.
In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, the deejay recently lost some weight.
“We change up the song dem, so we haffi change up the image. You have to change the ball game and take the game to a different level,” he explained.
With the increase in COVID-19 cases locally, Teejay advises persons to protect themselves from becoming infected.
“We have to stay safe. Remember to wash your hands, practice social distancing and wear your masks. Stay focused and keep safe.”