Dancehall icon Buju Banton joins forces with Victoria Monét for her latest single, “Party Girls,” an ode to all the women who bring life to celebrations. Released on May 10, the single is accompanied by a vibrant music video directed by Meji Alabi, inspired by Jamaican dancehall parties, and featuring a mesmerizing mix of dance breaks and Monét’s captivating choreography.
The music video pays tribute to the classic Jamaican dancehall scene, with Monét inviting everyone to groove to the hypnotizing track produced by D’Mile, Yonatan “SDTRK” Ayal, and Dready. It highlights the dancehall essence of the song, thanks to the presence of Buju Banton, whose verse adds an authentic Jamaican touch to the track. Banton’s influence is unmistakable, as he teleports the entire party to a true Jamaican dancehall atmosphere.
“Party Girls” celebrates women worldwide who make social gatherings, nightlife events, and day parties more exciting. The song features a sensual Caribbean-infused R&B sound that Monét hopes will make listeners feel sexy, empowered, and appreciated. Buju Banton’s contribution to the track elevates it even further with his distinctive dancehall sound and lyrics praising women from various regions for their unique allure.
In an interview with POPSUGAR, Monét expressed her excitement about collaborating with the dancehall legend and creating a choreography-focused video that showcases the dancehall aesthetic. She is enthusiastic about sharing this side of her talent with the world and bringing a dancehall-influenced summer anthem to her fans.
Following the release of “Smoke” featuring Lucky Daye on March 24, “Party Girls” marks the beginning of a new era in Monét’s solo journey. She is set to release her highly anticipated album “Jaguar II” this summer, following her 2020 project “Jaguar.” As an RCA Records signee, Monét is known for writing hits for artists like Ariana Grande and Chloe x Halle, and her upcoming album is sure to be an exciting addition to her solo career.
The “Party Girls” music video is a must-watch for fans of Buju Banton and Victoria Monét, as well as those who appreciate the dancehall influence on the track. Get ready to put this dancehall-infused summer anthem on repeat as the season unfolds.