International Dancehall star Mavado release single titled ‘Dancehall Prophecy’. Many are saying this track is one of the most heartfelt singles from Mavado, which is resonating with many. Produced by Justus Arison, ‘Dancehall Prophecy’ is currently climbing on the Reggae iTunes Charts as well.
Not known for doing many interviews, or expressing himself on social media post, Mavado takes it to the studio and shares his thoughts in this single. The single starts with a grimy sound, which grabs your attention and the repetition of the words “Badmind Badmind Badmind Cyah Stop Di ting dem Cyah win”, immediately gets you in a mood ready to put the gun finger in the air and start to feel you will overcome all negativity. As the single continues Mavado melodies comes in and balance the grittiness of the track allowing persons the ability to sing along.
Known on the international scene as the dancehall Gully Gad, Mavado recorded with some of the biggest names in music such as Akon, Nikki Minaj, Stefflon Don, just to name a few and is still selling out shows throughout the world.
Throughout the single Mavado mentions the numerous fight he continue to receive in dancehall despite all the success and international exposure he’s had in extensive career. Yet as a dancehall prodigy he is aware that his music will live on no matter what happen. His most recent fight is the fight for the life of his son, who is currently incarcerated in Jamaica on a murder charge. Mavado mentions how he wishes his son could see and understand how wicked mankind can be, your own will set you up.
“Wish me likkle son could a see and understand
Nuff a dem will love to see your father hang
Shoot me in the back like they did Daddy Gan
Big funeral like they give Radigan
Set you up, so dem wicked and tan
Cyaan trust a soul a the ghetto weh you from
Dem kind a life ya mi get away from
From dem no straight, hold a separation”
“Dancehall Prophecy is reality, that’s what this single is about and that is why so many people are able to relate. More time you do you best, give you all and people still never satisfied, but worse thing is when dem try stop you, WE CYAH MEK DEM WIN” says Mavado.