Jamaican Dancehall Artist Masicka Signs to Def Jam Recordings

After building up an international buzz with north of 100 million streams independently and earning widespread acclaim, Jamaica-born and Miami-based multi-talented singer-songwriter, Masicka has unveiled his new track and video “Pieces” [feat. Jahshii]. Watch “Pieces” HERE.

Additionally, he has announced his signing to Def Jam Recordings with “Pieces” as his first release under the newly minted deal.

​​‘Pieces’ is a song of triumph. It’s a celebration of what you have worked hard for and motivates the listeners to keep going. You will be victorious” says Masicka. “The song touches on overcoming challenges and obstacles you face along the way, as we navigate through this thing called life. The challenges you’re faced with make you stronger. They mold you into a warrior. The warrior which is needed to be successful.” The track’s airy synth loop and island-inflected beat uplift his hypnotic hook, “Just picking up the pieces from the puzzle of life on my journey.

“Def Jam has always been the home for great artists across the wide spectrum of Black music, and Masicka is very much emblematic of that vision” said Tunji Balogun, Chairman and CEO of Def Jam Recordings. “Representing the new wave of Jamaican dancehall and reggae, Masicka’s versatility and unique sonic perspective has the potential to impact markets all over the world. It feels like the beginning of something very special. We’re excited to welcome him to our Def Jam family.”