Dancehall artiste Masicka has slammed into the FIWI Choice Top ten charts with his breakout single, 'Answer Me' featuring Ishawna.
The video has racked up over 162,000 views in only one month and social media is riled up about revelations about his ‘up close and intimate’ affair with controversial female artiste Ishawna in the video for their collaboration, 'Answer Me'.
“We're getting airplay on ZIP, IRIE, HITZ, the video basically reach over 160,000 views already...every disc jockey ah spin it, the fans dem love it and now it hit the top ten of the local charts, and mi publicist Claude Mills tell me say it de pon some dancehall charts in Caribbean and Europe," he said.
Another single, 'Check Again' on the Wrangla riddim, has over 95,000 views in only six weeks, and is in heavy rotation on all major radio stations. The song, viewed as a clever diss of rival artiste Alkaline, is a major single in the dancehall underground. The line, "mi nah put no hair inna mi hair like Gwen...true a follow dem a follow, dem a wait pon another trend fi start again'.
"Crazy people see me in the streets and say dem a feel da song de, and it ah play inna the street dances and the radio, mil love how the Summer look, the shows dem a come in...Corey Todd ah go shoot the video for 'Check Again' this month," he said.
On social media sites, fans are torn between Alkaline and Masicka over who has the leading song on the riddim. On youtube, one fan commented: "Up up up.... yowwwwwwww..... I'm on the fence about who really took this rhythm. ... Masicka or Alkaline? ?????.... yowwww, di two a dem go hard mi naah lie..".
Other popular singles which are doing well include 'Such is Life' and 'Buss the Cylinder' on the Purge riddim. He can be contacted at @masickamusic or @masickamotion.