An unplugged chat with Da’Ville - Prominent singer talks new album and evolution
Da'Ville returns to the spotlight with a banging new album,< >Krazy Love; showcasing sides of the artiste never before seen by many of his fans.
Available in stores today, Krazy Love is quickly becoming an instant hit with fans worldwide. Tracks like Give You My Love, You Got Di Ting and This Love are reminiscent of the artiste who burst onto the scene in the early 2000s while songs such as Thug Like Me and Your Swag offer edgier elements of Da'Ville, showing his undeniable range.
But for the renowned Reggae singer, < >Took A Break, a song explaining his recent hiatus from the music industry hails as the most surprising success on Krazy Love as it's already gained acclaim across the world, especially Africa.
“That song is dedicated to my fans and some people who just love fi talk s**t but seriously, I’m surprised it is so loved by the masses. The video is now on MTV Africa and their Dancehall chart. The disc jockeys dem love it cause dem can relate to the message in the song," he said.
Another track off the album that has become increasingly popular with fans is Woman, a joint production by Push A Yute Productions and Fashozy Records. Woman is dedicated to the plights and sacrifices made by women in order to provide for themselves and loved ones. According toDa'Ville, the concept of Woman was triggered by an unlikely source.
"When I wrote this track, I was in a vibe listening to Ms. Kitty one day and was inspired by how she always a big up di hardworking women dem. Her words took me many places in my head and I just began to write," he said. "This song was inspired by her and she don’t even know it but she know it now."
Da’Ville also continues to pave the way for the next generation of artiste as he teamed up with upcoming singer,Dr. Love for the remix of his scintillating hit, Now I Am Strong. The song has become a favorite amongst disc jocks in Jamaica and abroad.
“The major surprise is a featured young artist name Dr. Love. I was not putting any collaboration on this album BUT I made an exception. ‘Now I am Strong,’ featuring Dr. Love, promoter turn singer, who had a vision for a song and did his ting. He called and ask me for a strength on the song and I recorded and decided that the message was so strong on the track that I included it on my album,” he said. “Di pie big enough fi everyone fi have a chance.”
Krazy Love shows ideal evidence of Da'Ville's musical and personal maturity. For the award-winning entertainer though, it all boils down to hard work and dedication.
"Everything you do in life requires work. Even if I did not take a break for a minute, I would still be out there working hard to maintain the Da'Ville brand. My name is well recognized so it’s not hard to garner back Krazy Love from the fans; they been waiting for me," he insists.
Krazy Love is being distributed by Tad’s Record Inc.