Spice releases Dancehall Hip Hop fused single ‘Duffle Bag’
Dancehall artiste Spice first video and single of the year, ‘Duffle Bag’, was released last Friday. The single is fused with dancehall, trap and hip hip.
“I am trying to fuse dancehall with trap and hip-hop. The artistes overseas use our dancehall style all the time and capitalise on it, so I don’t see anything wrong with me using theirs,” she said. “After listening to the song it birthed an idea, and I now want to create a new genre called ‘dancehall/hip hop fused tracks’, where I will do dancehall styles on hip-hop or trap beats.”
Spice said that she has always wanted to do more in music, and creating a new genre has become her main focus for this year.
“Sometimes you have to think outside of the box,” she said. “Trap came from hip-hop, and it’s basically the new sound that’s running the American scene right now, so I’m thinking I can create ‘dancehall/hip hop fused tracks’ out of dancehall as a strategy to break dancehall some more on to the international scene.”
Although the deejay will continue to do dancehall, She believes dancehall/hip hop fused tracks will merely give her an opportunity to be more creative.