With the release of Beenie Man's hit song Gimmi Gimmi (produced by Stephen 'Di Genius' McGregor), the Grammy winning artist, and The King of Dancehall teams with acclaimed video director, Little X, who will be shooting the video for the song in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday April 21st, and Wednesday April 22nd.
"Little X and I go way back - we've been friends for years. I like his work, and he likes mine, so it's only natural he shoots the video for the song." Little X, has a catalogue of hit video's including Sean Paul's "Gimme The Light", Chris Rock's "No Sex In The Champagne Room" and Ushers smash hit single "Yeah." The video for Gimmi Gimmi will include a small feature with Canadian songstress Jemini. Jemini has been performing for 2 years, and has just released a single called "No Turning Back" which is enjoying international radio play.
On Beenie's last day in Toronto, he will make an appearance at an FC Soccer match pitting Toronto against Chivas USA. The Dancehall King will meet and greet with the teams players, and FC organizers before leaving Toronto on Thursday morning for a scheduled performance in Barbados on Sunday April 26th.
Beenie Man was in Toronto to perform for fans after being away for 2 years. Hosted by Knockout Knight Entertainment, Beenie thrilled Dancehall fans, and left everyone wanting more.
Countdown to the King!
As Beenie Man's concert date draws closer, fans have gone into overdrive preparing for the Dancehall King's presence. Ticket sales have been swift, and community establishments assist in coordinating outfits to ensure fans look their best!
As a part of Beenie's time in Toronto, and in between his video shoot, fans will be Blessed with a special appearance by the King at Upscale Epiphany located at 4000 Steele's Avenue West on Saturday April 18th, as well as select locations along Toronto's famed Eglinton Ave. West, a.k.a. 'little Jamaica'. Sound System selectors will also be included as they will have an exclusive dubplate session prior to the King's performance on Sunday April 19th.
Members of the media who wish to obtain media passes for the April 19th performance, please rsvp to Natasha at L3Publicity@gmail.com. Additional updates to follow.