Benji (left) and Laden in a scene from the video. - Contributed
United States-based dancehall artiste Benji Hypeis generating a huge buzz with his single and video, 'Google Bad Mind', featuring Laden.
The video, directed by Terminal 4 Media, with cameos by Foota Hype and Sadiki, premiered over the weekend on FIWI Choice Top Ten, HYPE TV and CVM Plus.
"We dida shoot in Junction over the weekend with FIWI Choice and the whole of Junction tun up. Crazy bikes, the whole community come out fiLaden.
"When mi pull up, the man dem feel a different energy. the people dem have me as the man who ah mek the ting happen. The ting shot! just watch yu TV this weekend. gal dash weh down deh," Benji Hype said.
He returned to the island last week to promote the video and hasa blitz of radio and TV interviews lined up. The streets are talking and promoters and producers have begun to take notice of Benji Hype's lyrical prowess.
This weekend,Benji Hype and Laden will be performing together in St Elizabeth on a show that also features Bugle, Chino, Elephant Manand Freddie McGregor.
Benji Hypewill perform on the Mazzerati Entertainment show in Los Angeles, California, November 23, alongside Elephant Man and Macka Diamond.
"I am looking forward to these shows because my fans are excited about what is happening. I am getting a lot of love on social media. people are really liking my music, and that gives me a bigger push to do more," Benji Hype said.
Heis busy in studios, recording singles that will be released in the coming month. He will soon be premiering the video for the song Good Good Talk Fi Itself, featuring Blacker.
He has another collaboration, Brands Of All Brands, featuring Kip Rich.
Google Bad Mind is already bubbling on the HYPE TV Top 20 charts.
"A one of the biggest songs pon the NCU campus. every taxi man inna Mandeville a play it. it huge inna Junction already, worse after the video drop. Plus Laden have fi him street promotions a gwaan inna town,All Star Thursdays, Uptown Mondays, Weddy Weddy. the ting a tek off," Benji said.