Emerging singjay Josh Blake, popularly known as Pesh Don, is promising to bring a fresh new sound to dancehall and hopes that it will eventually get his name into the lights.
On the heels of his recent single, More Money, Pesh Don on Wednesday (September 15) released a follow-up single called Smoking for Days. The single was released on the Diamond Ink Productions and MusiqUk Recordz labels.
The song and accompanying video will be on all streaming platforms and distributed by Zojak Worldwide.
The St Catherine native has been recording professionally for more than seven years and has seen his previous songs, More Money – produced by Koolface Records and ‘Soon Alright’ produced by Diamond Ink Productions – both receiving solid traction since their respective releases two months ago.
More Money is about self-upliftment on one’s journey to success and staying firm on the road called life in order to maintain one’s family. The concept is to work hard to generate income for financial stability for one’s lifestyle and family,” said Pesh Don.
Smoking for Days, he said, was recorded to bring awareness, fun and promote the health benefits of marijuana.
Among the lyrics to to the single is: “Inna di studio when mi cyaah find nuh meds, get some trees in mi head, and mek mi write up another song.”
Said Pesh Don: “It’s important to educate people who do not consume the herbs.”
As it stands, Pesh Don and his manager, Iokeno Taylor of Diamond Ink Productions, are focusing on growing the former’s fan base and delivering songs that inspire fun vibes while, Taylor said, “developing his brand and getting him that breakthrough song to stamp his name amongst the greats in the music industry”.
The accompanying video was shot by Ricky C in Garveymeade, St Catherine and directed by Nicolette Peterkin. It also features comedian Prince Pine and Tom Banks from Chyllspot Entertainment.