DASU drops first major international single “Turn Back Time” with Jamaican superstar Charly Black
Single and Official Music Video Releases Worldwide today on Universal Music India / AFTERCLUV
New Jersey based singer / songwriter DASU dropped his first major international single today in collaboration with Jamaican dancehall superstar Charly Black.The single ‘Turn Back Time’ is a collaborative release between Universal Music India and Aftercluv – Universal Music Latin America’s electronic dance and entertainment division.
DASU and Charly Black burn it up on “Turn Back Time” an infectious dancehall / pop smash that sees both artists in top form bringing out the best of both worlds! The summer vibe of the track gels with the rhythm of the island drums…it’s today’s sound where Pop is embracing Dancehall like never before!
Says an elated DASU, ““Turn Back Time” can be best described as a dancehall pop record with a little hint of my style. The song has a heartfelt, meaningful moment behind it. Charly Black brought the flavour and energy, he added the fire! Nobody can think of dancehall today and not think of Charly Black. I feel blessed to have worked with all those involved on this project including the coolest Producers Rishi Rich and Naamless and a big shout out to my record label Universal Music Group and Aftercluv who are taking the music around the world!”
CHARLY BLACK says “As soon as I heard the beat and DASU’s vocals I knew I wanted to be a part of the record. It’s great that we are blending cultures and musical styles in this way, its groundbreaking for a Dancehall and an Indian artist to do something like this and I’m very excited to see where it will lead to. DASU is an amazing young talent and this is a great way for him to announce himself to the world. His future is very bright and I’m glad to be a part of this amazing song and video.”
Pedro Guzman, Senior Vice President A & R, AFTERCLUV says, “We are delighted to be a part of this project with our partners Universal Music India, bringing together global artistes such as DASU and Charly Black!”
Devraj Sanyal Managing Director and CEO, Universal Music Group, India & South Asia says, “What an exciting journey this has been, since we signed DASU in 2016. Our belief in his talent has paid off with the release on his first major international single “Turn Back Time”. Charly Black is the hottest Dancehall artist worldwide right now and to have him on board is an incredible feeling! Thanks to our colleagues at AFTERCLUV without who this collaboration would not have been possible. With Dancehall currently the flavor across the globe, we are confident that this song will travel far and wide breaking barriers for both artistes”.
Recorded in Mumbai, New Jersey and Miami the track has been Written & Composed by DASU, Rishi Rich, Naamless, Charly Black and Produced by Rishi Rich and Naamless.
The music video has been shot on the beaches of Miami and is directed by famed International video director Rock Jacobs whose previous work includes videos from Skrillex, The Vamps, Marilyn Manson, Lil Wayne, J- Cole, De La Soul, Ludacris, Ice Cube amongst others.
Charly Black is one of the quickest rising talents in the US & Latin America. He has previously collaborated with superstars Daddy Yankee and Major Lazer’s Jillionaire and is the only Jamaican singer ever to have a ‘Diamond’ certification in Central America, for his global smash ‘Gyal you a party animal’ which surpassed over 200 million streams worldwide! With his infectious dancehall sound Charly Black has made it to the list of Top 500 most played artists on Spotify making him one of the hottest talents across South and North America.
DASU Ft. Charly Black ‘Turn Back Time’ is available worldwide across digital platforms exclusively on Universal Music Group/Aftercluv.
Watch the Official Music Video here:
Aftercluv is Universal Music Latin America’s electronic dance music and entertainment division. A 360 platform encompassing a record label, management, booking, media, publishing, brand partnerships, festival and event services. Aftercluv enjoys a strategic position with operations in nine countries and 12 cities, including Los Angeles, Miami, Mexico City, San Jose, Bogota, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona and Ibiza. With four global radio shows, two TV shows, one radio station, and the #1 online vertical in Latin America dedicated to dance electronic music –www.aftercluv.com – Aftercluv has also hosted various festivals and events including the first-ever KPTL SOUND FSTVL in Bogota in 2016 and The Social Festival in Mexico City and Bogota in March 2017.