Published on September 1st, 2023 | by Dr. Jerry Doby0
Camidoh, Miss LaFamilia, DJ Lara Fraser and Vybz Kartel: Taxi Man
In a groundbreaking musical rendezvous, BET Award-nominated afropop sensation Camidoh, Jamaican Dancehall legend Vybz Kartel, and the UK’s most promising female artist, Miss LaFamilia, have teamed up with the award-winning DJ and producer DJ LARA FRASER to deliver a colossal new single that’s set to make waves – TAXI MAN. With production credits from UK maestro Toddla T (known for his work with Stormzy, Little Simz, Idris Elba) and Ghanaian hitmaker Streetbeatz (famous for collaborations with Stonebwoy, Fuse ODG, Sarkodie), ‘Taxi Man’ is an infectious fusion of dancehall and afrobeats that promises to rekindle the summer spirit.
A Symphony of Sounds
‘Taxi Man’ is a captivating blend of genres, characterized by the signature dancehall vibes, featuring groovy basslines and lush synths. Camidoh’s silky R&B and afrobeats melodies add a unique flavor, complemented by the sultry harmonies of Miss LaFamilia. At the core of it all, Vybz Kartel, a dancehall icon, takes center stage, delivering a performance only a legend could offer. The infectious nature of the track is further accentuated by an imaginative portrait-style music video, masterfully directed by emerging filmmaker Amane Akbaraly. The video takes viewers on a captivating journey behind the scenes, offering a glimpse into the lives of Camidoh, Miss LaFamilia, and DJ Lara Fraser during their time at London’s renowned Zap Studios in Camberwell.
A Summer to Remember
For Vybz Kartel, known for tracks like ‘Dull Colour’ and ‘Come Sit Down’, this summer has been nothing short of a resurgence. Meanwhile, Miss LaFamilia has graced the UK music scene with ‘Harder,’ a track that’s quickly becoming the anthem of the summer. Camidoh, on the other hand, has been riding high with nominations at prestigious events like the BET Awards and The Headies (Africa’s Grammy equivalent). His debut project, L.I.T.A, has received critical acclaim. Together, these three musical powerhouses, alongside DJ Lara Fraser, create an unstoppable force on ‘Taxi Man.’
Behind the Scenes of ‘Taxi Man’
DJ Lara Fraser sheds light on the inspiration behind ‘Taxi Man’, describing it as “a feel-good summer vibe about spreading love and loyalty to your partner.” She goes on to share, “We collaborated from around the world for this one, and I cherished every step of the process.” Miss LaFamilia adds, “Making this record was so much fun, and I can’t wait for everyone to hear it.” Camidoh, reflecting on working with Vybz Kartel on the song, expresses, “It’s always a great vibe when you get to create a record with a legend.”
‘Taxi Man’ is poised to be a defining moment in the careers of these extraordinary artists, offering a fresh and irresistible sound that will keep the summer vibes alive and thriving. Get ready to groove to this sensational collaboration that transcends borders and genres.
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