|Popcaan and Kartel...sometime last year|
As his popularity continues to surge, the 'Raving King' is ready to get 2012 on and popping.
With his hit Only Man She Want added to New York City's Hot 97's daily playlist and BBC 1Extra listing him as one of the Hot 20 for 2012, Popcaan is fast getting on to the international radar and is the most in-demand DJ from Jamaica right now.
On February 11, Popcaan will release a new mixtape in association with TJ Records and Chromatic, named Popcaan Yiy Change. Chromatic DJs Creep and Nico have been instrumental in Popcaan's career and this is their second mixtape together, the first being the hugely popular, Hot Skull, Fry Yiy, Boil Brainz.
Additionally, tomorrow he will be releasing the new video to his hit single, the TJ Records produced Party Shot, directed by Mykal Cushnie. The video will premiere on TV on Entertainment Report and online at popcaanmusic.com and youtube.com/popcaanmusic.
With all this momentum, Papi has increased his online presence with an updated look on all platforms to connect him to his fans around the world. His website popcaanmusic.com has just launched as well as Twitter @PopcaanMusic, and Facebook page facebook.com/popcaanofficial YouTube youtube.com/PopcaanMusic.
Popcaan, will also be making an appearance on Saturday at the Youth View Awards where he is up for five nominations, including Favourite Dancehall Artiste, Favourite Local Artist and Young Hot and Hype Male of the Year.
"Music is the key to everything," he says. "So we never get hype and we just write songs. It's all about giving them new styles and new slangs and new sounds. I just do work and the hard work is paying off."
Despite the fast rise and the buzz that surrounds him, he remains humble, focused on his career and grateful for the support he is receiving from his fans and the dancehall community.
He is focused on keeping the momentum going in his career with a management team that includes TJ Records and exclusive booking agent, Carleene Samuels. For bookings, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-876-352-3777.