Yes, it’s a song about partying, but the Raving King’s plaintive discussion of champagne, girls and “high grade” seems to leave a bit of doubt as to whether or not everything is, indeed, nice.
“I used to get a vision I would be a big star,” Popcaan tells the Guardian.
This ambiguity keeps the song creative, and, in tandem, seems to indicate that dancehall — the genre whose demise is constantly heralded — is alive and well and interesting.
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