Laa Lee has shared new single ‘Wata’.
The Jamaican star blends dancehall with new elements, forging his own lane in the process. One of the island’s true MVPs, he’s now forging diasporic links, re-asserting dancehall’s place in the global sonic pantheon.
Out now, new single ‘Wata’ leads into his eagerly awaited album, and it finds Laa Lee providing some all-out fire. Tapping into soundsystem energy, he’s able to splice this with some disparate sounds, providing a bridge between Jamaica, Nigeria, and Ghana in the process.
Nigerian afrobeats kingpin Naira Marley leaps on the track, while Ghanian duo DopeNation add some spice.
An irresistible post-carnival shakedown, ‘Wata’ is a real trans-Atlantic statement of intent.