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Walshy Fire Links Up with Mr Eazi & Kranium In the Colorful Music Video for 'Call Me'

Get into the latest single off of Walshy Fire's upcoming project, "Abeng."

Walshy Fire has been on a roll, giving us a glimpse of what we can expect from his new album Abeng with "No Negative Vibes" and "Round of Applause." Now, the Jamaican-born DJ enlists Mr Eazi and Kranium for another cross-cultural collab with his latest single, "Call Me."

The music video, directed by Jocelyn Cooper, has also dropped and is a colorful affair—nodding to both the Ghanaian and Rastafarian flags with the monochrome scenes of yellow, green and red.

"This is basically a song for the ladies. It took me about three years to put it together. Of the songs on the album, I'm most proud of this one," Walshy Fire says to Billboard. "I think this is going to be one of the biggest songs I've ever done. We had so much fun on the video shoot. I haven't seen a video connect to a song [lyrically] in such a way in a long time and I'm extremely proud of how it came out."

Watch "Call Me" below.

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Kranium: 'Caribbean Music and Dancehall Have Everlasting Power'

We talk to the buzzing Jamaican singer about his upcoming album, collaborating with Wizkid, and the challenges of being a dancehall artist crossing into the mainstream.

Kranium has been making deep waves in the across the world.

The 28-year-old Jamaican has been churning out hits like "Nobody Has to Know," "Can't Believe," and his most recent single "Last Night," which have earned him over 200 million streams worldwide.

Kranium's clever lyrical composition, melodic satin voice and island swagger have made him one of the imminent leaders of new dancehall. He's also shown his live curation and versatility skills, which were accentuated during his recent win at the 2018 Red Bull Culture Clash, in which he competed against crews led by the likes of Zaytoven and Kenny Beats.

The buzzing artist is now prepping his highly-anticipated new album, which will be released this fall. Okayafrica sat down to chat with Kranium to dive into the new record and the keys to his success.

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