Alkaline is the primary dancehall artiste to say the Nos. 1, 2 & three spots on Apple Music in Jamaica for the reason that streaming service grew to become out there to subscribers on the island.
The Champion Boy singer holds the highest spots with three lately launched singles, Cree, Nah Fi Like, and Ocean Wave. The Apple iTunes Music service was launched in Jamaica and different Latin American territories in late April, and Jamaicans can enroll with a free 6-month trial.
Alkaline’s accomplishment comes after the premiere of his official music video for Ocean Wave, two days in the past. The brand new video, courtesy of KD Visuals and director Troyton Rami Music, is presently trending No. 1 on YouTube in Jamaica with nearly 600,000 views since its launch.
The Ocean Wave visuals had many followers declaring that the tune introduced summer season vibes, whereas others associated to it on a private degree. The video additionally appeared to go away many in awe of the inventive and thought-provoking idea rigorously interwoven with metaphors referring to the artiste’s life.
In somewhat over one week, the Vendetta artiste has additionally racked up a couple of million YouTube views on his ‘badman’ single Cree, which is presently trending No. 2 on the video platform.
Nah Fi Like, which focused Vybz Kartel in a reputation drop, has 2 million views on YouTube since its launch on April 20.
The artiste’s 2016 album New Stage Unlocked additionally appears to be receiving elevated consideration with the success of the three singles. New Stage Unlocked is now ranked No.three on the iTunes Reggae album charts behind Lila Iké’s debut EP The Experience and Dre Island’s Now I Rise.
One other mentioned merely “purchase views”, whereas an Alkaline fan retorted: “badmind nuh f%%% u suppose a squash this”.
In the meantime, over on Audiomack, Cree led Masicka’s Grandfather and likewise knocked out Vybz Kartel’s About Us that has led the chart since its launch per week in the past. Cree had 430okay streams whereas 2.55okay appreciated the tune in comparison with 393okay performs and 1.88okay likes for Masicka’s tune. About Us trailed with 107okay streams and 565 likes.