One of many hottest and most original new skills to emerge out of Jamaica’s fertile music scene, vocalist/songwriter Marcilli (they/them) fuses dance music, R&B and Latin pop into an irresistible brew on their new single, the defiantly incendiary ‘Executed (Breakup Anthem)’. Impressed by the edgier bits of Billie Elish, Rihanna, Suga of BTS and R&B icon Daniel Caesar, Marcilli is likely one of the first and few brazenly queer-identified Jamaican artists, popping out of a strict cultural heritage that always stays hostile to members of the LGBTQ neighborhood.
Marcilli shared their ideas on the discharge: “scripting this tune was born out of some critical heartbreak and disappointment, however seeing it evolve into the mission it’s immediately, provides me such a lift of encouragement. Actually, it’s one of many issues I’m most pleased with up to now, and I actually hope it could possibly encourage others to set their very own boundaries and know their rattling price.”
Boldly blazing trails, bucking tendencies and declaring their independence from heartbreak, Marcilli is pointedly releasing their single proper earlier than Jamaican Independence Day, crucial vacation on the island nation, able to open doorways and set an instance for future generations of artists who wish to freely categorical themselves.
Co-written by ace producer Alexx Antaeus, who has beforehand labored with The Rolling Stones, Earth Wind and Hearth and Julian Marley, ‘Executed (Breakup Anthem)’ additionally includes a Spanish-language vocal flip from New York-based Puerto Rican act Natalis, who has sung on platinum-selling tracks by J Cole, Kanye West and Popcaan.
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