Jamaican international recording artist, HoodCelebrityy.  I-shootFacez
Jamaican international recording artist, HoodCelebrityy.

With some semblance of “normalcy” returning to daily living, KSR Records international recording artist HoodCelebrityy’s new single, “Champion,” reminds us to celebrate strength and resiliency after an unpredictable year.

“Guaranteed to resonate with every person who has ever had to overcome fear, self-doubt, insurmountable challenges, and COVID-19, ‘Champion’ is set to be a personal anthem for many years to come,” Ronnie Tomlinson, the Brooklyn-based, Jamaican-born entertainment promoter with Destine Media, told Caribbean Life on Wednesday.

“What does it mean to be a Champion?’ It is attributed to the winner of first place in a competition, one who shows marked superiority, and/or a militant advocate or defender,” Tomlinson added. “However, in today’s post-pandemic world, where we have witnessed the brutal truth of the socio-political landscape, the term ‘Champion’ takes on a different meaning that tugs at the heart.”

Since her massive debut with the infectious single, “Walking Trophy,” Tomlinson said HoodCelebrityy has remained consistent with delivering strong empowerment records.

Singer HoodCelebrityy arrives at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2018 at Fillmore Miami Beach on Oct. 6, 2018 in Miami Beach, Florida.  Photo by Alberto E. Tamargo/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images, File

Produced by TJ Da Beat Man, she said “Champion” is “an instant classic that will be able to speak everyone, whether you’re an essential or frontline worker, a cancer survivor, single mom or dad, an athlete or a graduate.”

“We all are winners,” HoodCelebrityy said when asked to describe her vision for the song.

“We have all come up against something with fear, fear of losing,” she added. “In the end, we won; we won, because we simply didn’t give up. We are all champions.”

In addressing today’s socio-political issues and mental health crisis, HoodCelebrityy revealed that these have impacted her lyrics.

“It’s important to always remain fearless, even in your success, understanding that there is evidence that people can attempt to take what you work so hard for,” she said. “But champions remain calm during the storm. We know that we will win. The strength lies within.”

“Champion” became available on platforms in time for last weekend’s Juneteenth celebrations.

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