Wednesday September 2; Kingston, Jamaica: Outaroad Records, the entertainment outfit that pledges to bring forward the next generation of Dancehall stars has recently signed the ultra-talented Ikaya to their roster. The artiste who at a very young age already has a wealth of experience in the music industry is poised to be dancehall’s next big thing.
For those who don’t know Ikaya debuted on Capelton’s Fire on Skatta Burrells Martial Arts Riddim in the early 2000’s. Since then the artiste has slowly been making a name for herself in the music industry and recently collaborated with Merciless on his hit single Amber Alert.
With Skatta at the helm of Outaroad Record’s production house, Ikaya has at her disposal one of the most acclaimed producer’s in the industry today
Now Ikaya is set to debut her own video for her fast rising single Good Up on the Bad Intentions Riddim also produced by Skatta. The song is about girl power and pulls Ikaya out of her shell and places her on a bad dancehall Riddim.
The artiste who is known for her soulful vocal sings find, this new flavor exciting: “I am very diverse musically and I feel very comfortable doing hardcore dancehall as well as smooth reggae”
Good Up has been doing well on the radio waves with heavy rotation on local and international stations. This video for Good Up is a top quality production which was directed by Rick Ellwood of Dancehall Queen and ‘Me An Mi Kru‘ fame. The video is set for release this week and will act as Akaya’s clarion call.
Watch out for more info on Ikaya as she continues to blaze a trail in the music.