Leno Banton, a promising dancehall deejay, hopes to reside as much as his father Burro Banton’s popularity however intends to create his personal legacy to be remembered by as properly. His path to this legacy begins along with his model of music, which he described as a fusion of various sounds whereas being interviewed by the Jamaica Gleaner. He additionally shared that a part of his model of music focuses on old fashioned dub.
He first launched the world to his sound again in 2015 along with his single “Yardie,” which featured a really 90’s beat with easy flowing lyrics. Whereas his music is classically dancehall, he stated that he believes he may embrace any style, together with hip-hop, jazz, soul, R&B, Afrobeats, and even a contact of EDM. He’s prepared as soon as once more to take his music to the subsequent degree and has taken a depart of absence from the College of Expertise to give attention to new music.
Banton revealed that via the unwavering assist from his circle, together with household and associates, he’s now been in a position to launch a self-named label referred to as Leno Banton Music. He’s poured his effort and time right into a challenge referred to as Loverman. He’s had assist from New Sounds Productions and Malakhii Data. They helped him to file “Avenue Slam,” “Pina Colada,” and “Texty,” songs of the upcoming challenge. He additionally thanked Jeff Kaale of Kenya for assist with a rendition referred to as “Brown Sugar.”
He described what will be anticipated from Loverman, “It’s a generational factor, not a Shabba factor. I imagine everyone again then would say they’re a loverman. And now, the a part of me that has an outdated soul, actually must emerge in now.” His motivation additionally got here from the truth that he felt that there’s not sufficient give attention to love music in dancehall. He added that “this EP is for the ladies and to reveal the yardie vibe of youth in love.”
In fact, he’s taken counsel from his father Burro Banton, who he admitted performed an enormous function in his type and trend. He even borrowed clothes from the veteran deejay for the “Brown Sugar” music video.
“That’s the period of dancehall I like and the way forward for the place it’s headed as soon as once more. In relation to trend, we see a variety of the influences coming from generations gone. So, particularly in February after we have a good time Reggae Month and Black Historical past Month, it is necessary for me to indicate my appreciation to the legends who got here earlier than us,” he added.
Banton additionally hopes to be remembered for the music that he’s providing, simply as some veterans he seems to be as much as within the style like Buju Banton, Sean Paul, and Vybz Kartel. To do that, he follows the recommendation of his dad, and the 2 have already collaborated on a few tracks, together with “Higher Days” and “Soar Man,” which hasn’t been launched as but.