Byron Messia Talks ‘Talibans’ Song Being Dancehall and Not Afrobeat Plus Slight Relationship with Jamaican Mom – Watch Interview

Fast-rising Jamaican-born artiste Byron Messia shares the story behind his musical journey and opened up about his Jamaican roots. The artiste, who spends most of his time in St Kitts, has already cemented his place in the heart of dancehall fans with his hit singles Talibans and Moca.

Byron Messia sat down with Onstage host Winford Willams for his debut interview on the popular entertainment platform. Winford asked the new dancehall sensation about his connection with St Kitts which he replied, “You know, a migrated when I was two months old from Jamaica, I was adopted, yuh know.” 

The Moca artiste continued to reveal details about his past by stating, “A lady who was a good friend with a just call her me auntie still yuh nuh she just took me still because yuh done know the situation me mother was in at the time … yuh nuh it wasn’t a healthy environment at the time as well.”

According to the entertainer, his mother still resides in Jamaica; however, their relationship is “slightly” at the moment. As the interview continued, Byron Messia addressed the controversy surrounding his hit song Taliban, whether it’s Dancehall or Afrobeat.

“Well, the storyline behind it, it is a dancehall storyline at the end a the day only we speak about you nuh them situation and what’s not weh me a sing bout in a Talibans but a mean there is a debate about it being an afro song, but I won’t call it afro at all I would consider it a dancehall song,” Byron Messia outlined.

The artiste also spoke about his continued success from his song Talibans and international artistes such as 21 Savage and Burna Boy’s team reaching out to him for collaborations.

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“They really say one song can actually change you life, and a never believe in that saying until you know like everything weh me a experience right now and everything weh ago through right now is a wonderful feeling still you know it has opened so many doors for me as well too,” Byron Messia outlined.

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