KiDi ‘Touch It’ with Hip Hop star Tyga

KiDi (left) collaborates with Tyga on his remix of “Touch It.” Empire Records
KiDi (left) collaborates with Tyga on his remix of “Touch It.”
Empire Records

KiDi’s remix of his smash hit “Touch It” features Tyga and is set to become the global party hit of the spring season.

“If the success of the original hit is anything to go by, we can predict a massive wave in the music world,” Jamaican entertainment publicist, Ronnie Tomlinson told Caribbean Life, stating that “Touch It” racked up a stunning 33 million streams on its release as a part of the Golden Boy album, not to mention a whopping 382 million views on TikTok through the #TouchItChallenge.

The Brooklyn-based Tomlinson said the easy going afrobeat hit became a party anthem in 2021, adding that this remix has twice the vibe.

“This new hit single will be available on streaming platforms globally,” said the chief executive officer of the New York-based Destine Media.

She said KiDi is one of Ghana’s top artists, who made a prolific entrance onto the music scene in 2015 via winning the MTN Hitmaker in Ghana through the release of banging singles such as “Adiepena”, “Odo”, “Say You Love Me” and more.

By 2020, Tomlinson said KiDi ended the year as the artist with the top two selling records, “Say Cheese” and “Enjoyment.”

Tomlinson said the Ghanain superstar, who many are calling the African Sisqo links, is one of rap’s biggest stars for the remix.

“KiDi’s influence is palpable, and we can see it in his style, the confidence in his music and even his 1.9 million followers on Instagram,” she said. “His 64 million streams on Spotify and million monthly listeners are a display of his phenomenal growth over the short period of his stay in the music scene.

After premiering on the billboard, the young crooner is hungry for more success, and his latest single is proof,” Tomlinson added, stating that “Touch It” remix features the same smooth rhythm and layout of the original but is amplified greatly by the inventive lyricism and melodies Tyga’s verse supplied.

“The soulful sounds of KiDi, meshes well with Tyga’s creative rapping, to bring an all-new energy to an already powerful song,” she continued. “This song is a perfect musical top up for the new season, and will no doubt make a great addition to the springtime cleaning and partying playlists worldwide.

“The rhythm is infectious, and the story weaved into the music is entertaining and relatable especially as the Valentine love season comes to a climax,” Tomlinson said. “But to top it off, KiDi released the official video for this remix immediately following the single release.”

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