Teejay Captures Jamaica’s Underground Automobile & Bike Tradition On New Video For Hit Single “Drift”

MONTEGO BAY, JamaicaTeejay, the rising dancehall star hailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica, has had a whirlwind of success along with his newest single “Drift.” The huge banger, produced by Panda/DJ Mac/Topbraff Music, has been dubbed the track of summer time and is popping into the anthem of 2023 because the momentum continues to construct.

Everybody from Burna Boy to Cardi B and Offset has been seen dancing to his explosive viral TikTok hit. Final week “Drift” was the #1 Most Shazamed Tune in NYC and DJ Funkmaster Flex summoned Teejay to the Madison Sq. Backyard’s stage to carry out his anthem in entrance of a sold-out 20,000+ crowd for Sizzling 97 & WBLS Hip Hop Endlessly Live performance in Manhattan this previous Friday (Sept 15) evening. (Watch clip).

Witness Teejay's Latest Video 'Drift' Taking Over the Streets of NYC
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Jamaica’s Underground Automobile & Bike Tradition

Immediately, Teejay drops a brand new visualizer for “Drift” directed by Jedi Productions. This eye-catching spectacle highlights Jamaica’s underground Drift automobile competitions and bike tradition. The pastime has exploded right into a type of motorsport for adrenaline junkies from Japan to the US and has shortly change into considered one of Jamaica’s quickest rising hobbies.

This new visible follows Teejay’s official music video for “Drift,” which has surpassed over 10m+ views since its launch initially of summer time. At the moment, the track has raked in 113 million + TikTok views for its common dance and has obtained greater than 27 million + world streams. It may be heard bumping by the automobiles and golf equipment from Kingston to Miami to NYC to London to Lagos and any Caribbean diaspora in between.

Talking on the virality of “Drift,” Teejay explains he stepped out of his consolation zone to pen the buzzing dancehall single, “You already know, it’s fairly easy to elucidate. It’s not that lyrical as a result of I spotted individuals solely need a melody and one thing to bounce to these days. I received the beat from Panda the Producer and wrote it in lower than an hour.”

Signed to Warner Information

In June 2023, Teejay signed to Warner Information and is slated to drop his debut EP I Am Chippy later this 12 months, government produced by multi-platinum Jamaican artist Shaggy. The Grammy-winning “Boombastic” icon is a serious participant in his nook. He featured Teejay on his most up-to-date single “Gyal Dem Time,” and the 2 carried out the observe at 2023 BET Awards (watch) over the summer time.

Born Timoy Janeyo Jones, often known as Teejay aka Up High Boss, the 28-year-old dancehall artist hails from Jamaica. “Chippy” was his childhood nickname. Moreover, his forthcoming EP I Am Chippy is Teejay’s model of an genuine rags to riches story, encapsulating his upbringing within the St. James garrison of Montego Bay, Jamaica. From creating songs from his and his three brothers’ makeshift studio at their board home to taking on worldwide levels as one of many baddest dancehall artists within the recreation, Teejay has come a great distance and is primed and able to showcase his expertise and flexibility to the world.

“Drift” is on the market now on all platforms: https://teejaydrift.lnk.to/Single

 

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