Sean Paul and Beres Hammond Teams Up for The First Time Ever
Two of the most distinguished talents ever produced by the Jamaican music industry joined forces for a new song titled, "Rebel Time", set to release on Friday, May 5th
Beres Hammond and Sean Paul teams up for the first time (William Richards)
This is the collaboration that Reggae & Dancehall has been waiting for between dancehall icon Sean Paul and living Reggae legend Beres Hammond. Dutty Rock Productions & Ineffable Records announce the release of the new single "Rebel Time" on May 5, 2023.
This track brings together two of the most distinguished talents ever produced by the Jamaican music industry on a single that harkens back to the days of Rent-a-tile styled rub a dub, whilst still embodying the unstoppable thump of the Dancehall bass line.
"Rebel Time" is a fusion of lovers’ rock and signature dancehall beats, creating a genre-melding groove that will have listeners moving to the rhythm with ease. It’s no wonder as the production has the benefit the involvement of the legendary producer Sly Dunbar. Sean Paul's recognizable voice and flow blend seamlessly with Beres Hammond's smooth and soulful reggae vocals, resulting in a feel-good single that celebrates breaking out of the norm and daring to be bold.
Sean Paul & Beres Hammond are making another piece of history (William Richards)
The title "Rebel Time" embodies the essence of the song as it empowers people to free themselves from societal norms and take risks. It challenges listeners to embrace their uniqueness and individuality, encouraging them to step out of their comfort zones and explore new opportunities fearlessly.
Sean Paul expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, "It's an honor to work with a legend like Beres Hammond. I grew up listening to his music and to share the mic with him is a dream come true."
"Sean Paul is one of the most beloved entertainers in dancehall music, and I'm really happy to bring our energy together to create a feel-good track that will resonate with people worldwide.", added Beres Hammond.
"Sean Paul is one of the most beloved entertainers in dancehall music", compliments Beres Hammond (William Richards)
"Rebel Time" promises to be a hit and inject some contemporary lovers rock into the reggae-dancehall genre and pour a new musical cocktail for the global market.
For Beres Hammond, it's not the only recent collaboration after he also joined forces with Buju Benton for the single, "We Need Your Love" and of course, made a collaboration song with international dancehall superstar, Popcaan for "God Is Love".
"It's an honor to work with a legend like Beres Hammond. I grew up listening to his music and to share the mic with him is a dream come true", Sean Paul.