In the dynamic landscape of Namibian music, Don Kamati has emerged as a dominant force, captivating audiences with his infectious dancehall sound and captivating performances.
In an exclusive interview with unwrap.online the rising star shared his insights on his recent endeavors, the state of the dancehall genre in Namibia, and his plans for the future.Reflecting on his musical journey, Don Kamati revealed,
“I’ve been busy evaluating my old sound and my current sound right now. I’m trying to merge what’s currently popping and also just polishing my sound.”
Collaborating closely with his producer, Chris Wayne, he is devoted to refining his unique style. The artist also excitedly announced his forthcoming EP, titled ‘Mastermind,’ promising a collection of tracks that showcase his evolution and musical prowess. With a deep appreciation for dancehall’s roots, Don Kamati is determined to pick up where his mentors left off.
Emphasizing the genre’s relevance, he remarked, “The demand for dancehall in Namibia is very high.” As an influential figure in the genre, he has become a sought-after collaborator, receiving numerous requests from fellow artists eager to work with him. Don Kamati also expressed his eagerness to collaborate with his mentor, Ras Sheehama, acknowledging the path he paved for artists like himself.
The artist firmly believes that dancehall will rightfully claim its place in the vibrant music scene of Namibia.Fans of Don Kamati will be pleased to know that new music is on the horizon. The artist recently lent his talents to the track “Nakatope” by Willy G, alongside Tesh and Yeezir.
Furthermore, Don Kamati has a series of exciting collaborations in the pipeline and has plans to release a collection of visually stunning music videos to complement his upcoming EP. By meticulously packaging his music, the artist aims to create an immersive and memorable experience for his fans.
Don Kamati also took a moment to reflect on the positive changes he has witnessed within the Namibian music industry. He expressed his delight at the emergence of fresh faces and the diverse talent that is redefining the landscape. “Back in the day, we used to have the same old artists doing the same old events,” he reminisced.
“But now we see different artists. It’s such a beautiful thing to have been a part of this journey and witness the cementing of new-age musicians.” With a keen eye on the future, Don Kamati eagerly awaits the rise of the next dancehall king in Namibia, firmly believing that the genre is here to stay.As Don Kamati continues to champion dancehall music and push its boundaries, his unwavering passion and dedication ensure that the genre will flourish in Namibia for years to come. With his forthcoming EP, anticipated collaborations, and visually captivating music videos, this rising star is poised to leave an indelible mark on the Namibian music scene.
Brace yourselves for an electrifying journey as Don Kamati takes center stage, solidifying his position as the leading force in Namibian dancehall.