Reggae Star Christopher Martin Gives Thanks For ‘Life’ in Feel-Good Exclusive


As spring approaches, artists from all over the world are celebrating the shift in climate with songs to match the season's cheerful vibes. And what higher solution to get into the spirit than by taking a visit to Jamaica with Christopher Martin's new video for "Life," which is completely premiering on Billboard in the present day (March 19).

Directed by Dameon Gayle, the video begins with a flashback of the reggae/dancehall star enjoying soccer as a youth earlier than forwarding into fashionable instances. There, the singer kicks again at a bar whereas enjoying pool amongst associates (together with fellow Jamaican artist Busy Signal) and having fun with just a few drinks. The simple visible is a illustration of Martin himself, who proves that he's remained humble irrespective of how a lot fame comes his approach.

"Life" is the singer's newest single from his upcoming sophomore album And Then, set for a May three launch VP Records. Martin has beforehand launched singles "Bun Fi Bun," "Come Back" and "Can’t Dweet Again." And Then follows Martin’s Big Deal debut, which peaked at No. three on Billboard's Reggae Albums Chart in 2017. 

“'Life' to me is a vital track. It’s an up-beat file with message and It’s truly the story of my life," Martin tells Billboard. "The track outlines how I used to be raised, my background, and the place I got here from. I’m grateful for my journey and the way it has introduced me to a place in life the place I’ve develop into a greater individual and can provide again. In the track I say 'Life is the costliest factor' and I really feel it must be handled as such and cherished. The video was good vibes, it was good to have my brother Busy Signal [on set]. We simply needed a easy video that captured the message, displaying the simplicity in life and simply hanging out.”

Watch the “Life” video beneath.