Boy Boy and Backroad Gee teams up for a Rap-Dancehall Collaboration 'Bounce'
Trini dancehall sensation teams up with the UK rap talent for a dancehall rap fusion track with summer-ready afro-swing sensibilities
Boy Boy, Known for his hard-hitting lyrics
Trinidad dancehall rising star Boy Boy and UK rap sensation Backroad Gee have joined forces to unveil an early contender for the track of the summer. Titled ‘BOUNCE’, the exciting new Boy Boy and BackRoad Gee collaboration is a glorious fusion of UK rap and dancehall, with summer-ready afro-swing sensibilities. Produced by Joffstar (Pa Salieu, Stefflon Don, Belly Squad) and Joe Gosling (FLO, Chris Brown, KSI), ‘Bounce’ is a glorious party starter that is driven by Boy Boy’s infectious vocal delivery and melodies, coupled with BackRoad Gee’s captivating rap flow and lyricism, and underpinned by Joffstar’s menacing piano arrangements, and thumping drum patterns.
For the accompanying music video for ‘Bounce’, Boy Boy and BackRoad Gee have called on award-winning director Jay Parpworth (Fredo, D Block Europe, Russ Millions, Dizzee Rascal) to bring the track further to life. Filmed in the heart of London, the visuals for ‘Bounce’ highlight the essence of the city’s nightlife and its thriving dance culture, while also revealing Boy Boy and BackRoad Gee as the undeniable stars that they are becoming. Whether you’re a die-hard fan, or an unwavering critic, or a newcomer, Boy Boy and BackRoadGee demand your attention on the ‘Bounce’ track and visuals – from their performance prowess to their magnetic presence, you just can’t look away.
Speaking about this new single ‘Bounce’, Boy Boy says, “I'm really excited to be collaborating with BackRoad Gee on this track. He's one of the hottest artists in the scene right now, and I knew that working with him would take my music to the next level. Joffstar's production really brings out the best in both of us, and I can't wait for our fans to hear what we've been working on”, with BackRoad Gee adding that “working with Boy Boy on this track was a no-brainer. We have a lot of respect for each other's.
Boy Boy is a rising dancehall sensation, hailing from Trinidad known for his hit single 'Die Die' which was getting attention 3 years ago and racked up 10 million views on Youtube. Boy Boy’s music is characterized by his unique flow, hard-hitting lyrics, and eclectic mix of dancehall, reggae, and hip-hop influences.
BackRoad Gee has often been described as onomatopoetic for the way he raps. He garners support and acclaim from BBC 1Xtra, Spotify, Apple Music, No Signal, Complex, Clash Magazine, and DJ Mag, among other tastemakers and has already generated over 11 million YouTube views to date.