|Friends With Benifits behind the scenes 1|
He says he is very interested in the issue of abuse of women and wanted to use his song and as a means of bringing awareness to the matter and showing how circumstances can result in negative outcomes. “This is my second video and, based on the reactions to the first one, I am very excited at the possibilities.
Gangsters Paradise was about where I am from. It was about the daily struggles of the inner city and the dangers of growing up under such situations. This new song is more about relationships and some of the issues that happen in them. It looks at abuse and expectations and I am sure will connect with many people.
Shamari’s Friends with Benefits was shot on location in Portmore, Jamaica and was directed by D’Nuclius and Rozanne. As a new artiste Shamari has been getting significant airplay for his previous release, Gangster’s Paradise, and this current effort Friends with Benefits.
He is currently number 1 on the CVM Hitlist Reggae Chart and holds a top 10 position on the Hype Music chart. Shamari is also getting credible recognition throughout the Caribbean and Canadian DJs have also been giving the artiste support. The artiste says he continues to record good music and will be following Friends with Benefits with other socially aware releases.