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Dancehall sensation Kaka Highflames and Gold Up offload 'Teach Dem'

Rising dancehall sensation teams up with the production duo for an energetic single that has already become viral on the social platforms

Kaka Highflames, take his skills into the studio (Tejano Taylor)

The French & Canadian-formed, Jamaican-based production duo Gold Up is at it again, with the same mission; to bring dancing to the forefront of the culture by highlighting the dance in Dancehall. For their latest single 'Teach Dem' the duo partners with a fresh face to compliment the refreshing energy, Kaka Highflames. Who's known for creating numerous viral dancing routines, has recently decided to take his talents to the recording booth after exploding on the scene with his viral dance and amassing an impressive fanbase on Tik Tok, hopping onto the riddim to deliver an energetic playful vibe. Bound for virality this summer, 'Teach Dem' takes on a personality of its own and causes even the youngest to move.

Based in Canada & Jamaica, Gold Up is a Dj & production duo, led by founder and CEO Raph (from France) and Zack Ariyah (from Canada), known for their instant viral song 'Bird' with dancehall artiste Laa Lee. Thousands of fans took over the "Bird" dance on social media leading them to surpassed 8 million views on Youtube.

Gold Up duo Made their debut in 2018 with the release of their first single "Belong With Me" featuring Jamaica’s now international sensation Shenseea which currently holds over 2.6 million views on YouTube. followed by 'Bubble It' featuring dancehall’s legend Busy Signal.

It is safe to say that their creativity and originality in mixing different influences in their productions is making a difference and Gold Up is just starting.

Gold Up duo, known for their different energy productions (Rickayla Mcneil)

Their second album "Introduction", released on October 28th, 2022 debuted #1 in 6 countries (Canada, Germany, Nigeria, Taiwan, New Zealand, Switzerland). The album is jam-packed with the most iconic and influential voices of our time including artistes such as Laa Lee, Shatta Wale, Charly Black, Elephant Man, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Kelvyn Boy. Gold Up also produced 'Mine'' on Kalash’s latest album - Tombolo Réedition, also trending in various countries.

Kaka Highflames (Born Omario Brown) fell in love with dancing as his friends and family would always ask him to dance. he didn’t really like the idea as he was shy to do so. As years past by he began to outgrow the shyness and developed a passion for football and became very good at it and would wear his favorite Jersey with the name “Kaka” on the back hence the nickname “Kaka”.

“If I can make other person's songs go viral, I can also do it for myself" (Tejano Taylor)

The Kingston-based talent caught the eyes of a lot of name artiste, and after the covid-19 pandemic, he started to appear in music videos such as Ding Dong 'Bounce', and more. With his unique style and creativity, he helped a lot of Jamaican songs gain traction on TikTok, Squash 'Ambala', Roze Don's First Night' just to name a few. “If I can make other person's songs go viral, I can also do it for myself”, he said.

As mentioned above, the teenager has recently decided to take his style to the studio, and released a couple of trending singles such as 'Sling Shot' and 'Flamez Rock' on the viral 'Banga Rock' riddim by DJ Mac & Panda, which garnered more than 700K views on Youtube to date. he also got the chance for a short energy set at Valiant's highly anticipated '4:14' mixtape launch.


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