Numbers don’t lie and that’s one thing Dancehall artist Bounty Killer understands and appreciates, as he confirmed off the spectacular variety of views his The place You Come From collab raked-in, within the area of simply two days. The tune, with Buju Banton, Capleton, and Barrington Levy, was launched final week on DJ Khaled’s album Khaled Khaled.
“Who did say it wasn’t gonna hit rassclaath ya now 1.4m in just two days and #2 trending,” mentioned Bounty Killer, as he took to Instagram on Sunday, Could 2, to broadcast the numbers garnered by the newly launched music video, which was shot in Jamaica.
The video is presently trending No. 2 in Jamaica with 2.6 million views on YouTube. The tune has additionally racked up over 800,000 performs on Spotify.
In his Instagram submit, Bounty Killer continued “Some little males going to have critical menstrual ache once more,” seemingly taking a jab at fellow artist Mr. Lexx, who had criticized DJ Khaled and the collaboration.
The numbers offered by Killer appear to handle Mr. Lexx’s feedback which slammed DJ Khaled for collaborating with the identical Jamaican artists again and again. “Pricey DJ Khalid, Simply letting you already know they’re much more artists in Jamaica #Respectfully,” Mr. Lexx mentioned, in a tweet nearly three weeks previous to the discharge of the only when information broke that Khaled was on the island engaged on a brand new venture.
Mr. Lexx added that not solely have been the identical group of artists chosen to work on Khaled’s tasks however that they’d failed to provide hits. “Each time Kahlid come yah a di identical artist dem him use and di tune dem nah hit. Kmt yea I mentioned it,” he mentioned.
Bounty Killer wasn’t the one one who subtly rebuffed Mr. Lexx’s criticisms. Hip-Hop mogul DJ Khaled seemingly additionally took a delicate swipe on the dancehall artist.
In releasing the video for the collab, which he described as “historic,” Khaled mentioned, “Let’s be clear! All these artists have by no means collaborated on one document earlier than.”
“That is historical past. JAMAICA I LOVE YOU! the tune known as WHERE YOU COME FROM however I additionally always remember WHERE I COME from,” added Khaled within the caption for the video on Instagram.
Whereas Mr. Lexx’s feedback have been largely dismissed by Jamaicans, with many failing to take him severely after he misspelled Khaled’s identify, it seems Killer together with Khaled took observe of the web feedback and waited for the proper alternative to subtly strike again.
The official video for The place You Come From, launched on Sunday (Could 2), was directed by Ivan Berrios and showcases Khaled’s love affair with Jamaica.
— to www.dancehallmag.com