Pioneering reggae star Junior Reid is in excessive spirits about his upcoming collaborations with East Coast rappers Fetty Wap and Dave East.
The One Blood singer, who has labored on a slew of Hip Hop collaborations through the years, teased the collab with Fetty Wap by way of his Instagram web page this week by importing an audio snippet of the observe, which is about for launch this Friday, December 17.
The Nice John-produced observe is a remix of the unique tune Milan, launched in October of this yr from Fetty’s newest album The Butterfly Impact. Within the fast audio snippet, Reid’s signature tone may be heard singing these lyrics: “what would my life be with out you, nothing can are available between us two. Lady I’ve obtained no time to waste, I wanna make love with you in outer house.”
Fetty Wap, whose actual title is Willie Junior Maxwell II, rose to fame in 2015 when his hit tune Entice Queen reached No. 2 on the U.S. Billboard Scorching 100 chart in Could of the identical yr.
Reid has additionally been teasing a brand new single of his personal that includes his son Ju Ju Blood and New York rapper Dave East. The tune, titled Freedom Is A Should, will get a video remedy.
Reid beforehand teamed up with Dave East on a observe titled Badness, off the rapper’s Karma 3 mixtape in October 2020.
He’s greatest identified in Hip Hop circles for his verses on The Recreation’s Its Okay (One Blood) in 2007, which sampled his personal 1989 Dancehall anthem One Blood.
Junior Reid can also be identified for the remix of rapper Mims’ This Is Why I’m Hot, which went to No. 1 on the Billboard Scorching 100.
He was featured on a remix model of Alicia Keys’ hit single No One (2007).
He additionally paired up with Lil’ Wayne in 2011 for Ghetto Youths Rock and Pom Pom, a remake of Reid’s personal 1991 Dancehall hit Rappa Pam Pam.
Reid appeared on the remix of Smitty’s tune Died In Your Arms which additionally featured Rick Ross and T-Ache in 2008.
The Wu-Tang Clan recruited Reid for One Blood Beneath W and Jah World from the group’s The W album which was launched in November 2000.
Reid was amongst these recruited by DJ Khaled for the remix of Welcome to My Hood, the lead single of his We the Finest Eternally album. The artists featured alongside Reid, included his Jamaican compatriot Mavado, Busta Rhymes, Ludacris, T-Ache, Bun B, The Recreation, Fats Joe, Birdman, amongst others.
He additionally teamed up with Bounty Killer in 1996, for the Warlord’s hit single Change Just like the Climate, which additionally featured American rapper Busta Rhymes.
His most up-to-date endeavor got here as a dwell musical presentation dubbed Junior Reid and The One Blood Band in Santa Cruz, California to a really supportive and keen viewers, alongside a reggae/hip hop band from the Central Coast often known as Dub Souljah.
He’s slated to carry out at Reggae Love Fest In February 2022 with fellow veterans Tremendous Cat, Barrington Levy, Shabba Ranks, Daybreak Penn, and dancehall duo Chakka Demus and Pliers.