LOS ANGELES — It’s been over a decade since reggae king Buju Banton and R&B enormous name John Legend collaborated on a song, and the Grammy winners fill reunited for a brand contemporary music.
Banton and Legend released the easygoing admire song “Recollections” on Friday. It is the first single from Banton’s upcoming album “Upside Down,” his first studio project since 2010’s “Earlier than the Rupture of day.”
“That is every other special one with my factual good friend John,” Banton talked about in an interview with The Associated Press this week. “We hope the loads admire it.”
Legend and Banton first collaborated in 2009 on the song “Can’t Be My Lover.”
“I change into so furious to collaborate with Buju on every other song. He’s an icon, and this song is every other traditional,” Legend talked about in an announcement.
Banton has released various singles since returning to the music commerce following a federal penal advanced stint that derailed his profession and existence. He change into released in December 2018 after serving seven years on drug charges.
Banton, one among essentially the most beneficial acts in reggae, talked about his time away contributed to his evolution and he hopes it’ll also be heard through his contemporary music.
Since being freed, Banton has made various profession splashes. He signed a tackle Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company, released the songs “Steppa” and “Belief,” and change into successfully-acquired all the contrivance through a comeback dwell performance in his native Jamaica closing one year, marking one among the country’s perfect shows with bigger than 30,000 attendees.
The 46-one year-faded Banton talked about he’s all about exhibiting his maturity.
“Usually what it takes to chase up there and be amongst what they call reputation, fortune and stardom, it’s impulsive,” he talked about. “And what it is miles for me? I’m a righteous and humble soldier.”
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