Lauded as Jamaica's winning entertainer of the summer, deejay Tommy Lee Sparta continues to blaze a trail. The fast rising star solidifies his place at the pinnacle of dancehall music with hit after hit. He adds to the buzz with the release of his brand new music video, We Want Paper. The lead track of the the highly successful Aurora Skies compilation is finally captured in visuals by OutAroad Pictures. We Want Paper has been a very popular hit throughout the Caribbean diaspora since its release earlier this year.
The song is a special one for the performer who is also the song's writer. It was penned to inspire youngsters to focus on working hard to achieve financial success. "Youths them a the future, we nuh want no fourteen shooter, fe mess up we dream like Freddy Krueger", words of encouragement from Tommy Lee. Neighborhood children chorused with the artiste word for word on the set. The adoring young fans are featured in several scenes.
The video was shot in the historic community of Port Royal, Jamaica. Tommy Lee believes that the once richest and wickedest city of the world was the perfect location for his video's production. He associated the town's wealthy and notorious past being contrary to the message of his song. He felt the urge to shoot there to bring a wake up call based on the mayhem that transpired before earthquakes ruined the properous capital.
Tommy Lee said that growing up he was always intrigued by the town's stories. The idea of treasure and pirates such as Henry Morgan and Black Beard was always exciting to him. His fascination from his first visit persuaded another video shoot in Port Royal for his controversial, Uncle Demon. The UIM Records produced, Uncle Demon is creating quite a stir in the streets. The video is now in post production and should be released next month.