K’coneil and Stonebwoy intertwine creative melodies and fun lyrics over a groovy track. Aptly titled Balance, the song highlights the coming together of Jamaica’s next break out international star, K’coneil and StoneBwoy, Ghana’s biggest Dancehall export.
The single meshes the influences of K’Coneil’s reggae roots and the musical melting pot of his urban surroundings in New York City, with Afrobeat, a style of popular music incorporating elements of African music and jazz, soul, and funk. Speaking on the collaboration with Stonebwoy, K’Coneil explained “We met at a show at the Gramercy Theatre in NYC in 2017. I liked his energy and what he has built with the fusion of the African music scene and Jamaican Dancehall.
Me being “Mr. Genrefuild” and my vision to improve the fluidity between the genres, makes the collaboration just natural and unforced. He’s really a dope artist who’s versatility goes beyond just one genre. Afrobeat in my opinion is one of the biggest growing global urban music genres and the world has no choice but to recognize its infection. It reminds me of how Reggae/Dancehall chartered its own rhythmic and soulful course on the world scene as an art form. Its fun, its hip, and is a massive wave right now that is here to stay.”