Grammy-winning singer Koffee has added a major film soundtrack to her growing list of accomplishments.
Koffee joins compatriot Barrington Levy as Reggae / Dancehall stars, whose vocals will feature on the soundtrack of the all-black action / adventure western film The more they fall, which stars Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, Idris Elba, Regina King, LaKeith Stanfield and Delroy Lindo, and others. Levy I am coming hit song from her 1985 album of the same name, was remixed to feature in the film, her dominant voice in her trailer that aired a few months ago. The remixed song has since been released on streaming platforms.
In a Tweet this morning, Koffee teased a 30-second clip of her original title track, The more they fall, produced by Jeymes Samuel. The full soundtrack, which would also include Jay-Z, Jadakiss, Lauryn Hill, and more, will be released this Friday.
“THE HARDEST THEY FALL”
PRODUCED BY JEYMES SAMUEL
– Koffee (@originalkoffee) October 27, 2021
The title of the film appears to be from the 1956 film The more they fall, which was an adaptation of Budd Schulberg’s 1947 novel of the same name. The director didn’t say it, but it could also have been influenced by the movie directed by Perry Henzell in 1972. The more they come which featured reggae icon Jimmy Cliff and the hit song of the same name which was also recorded by Cliff in 1972.
Netflix sums up the film as surrounding an outlaw by the name of Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) who “seeks revenge,” putting himself “with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who has just been released from prison ”.
The various reviews of the film by critics have been pouring in for a few days. The Guardian described it as a “nice, brutal-faced gonzo revenge western … that aims to reclaim the often-erased African American side of this genre and story” featuring gun gangsters from the Old West wearing hats in the face. ‘ancient of all shapes and sizes’, while the Chicago Sun Time Called it a “dusty 19th century gangland where men fight and women too”.
Regarding the BBC, he described the western, as opening with an intriguing warning (that): “While the events of this film are fictional… These. People. Has existed.
“Without it, viewers might assume the film is an imaginary tale, one of many instances of Hollywood recasting of historical periods and events with more ethnic minority characters than there actually were… Except in this case, the opposite is true. A large number of cowboys were black, and yet traditionally the film industry has chosen white men in the lead roles of westerns, with black actors usually in deferential roles, ”the BBC noted.
The $ 90 million budget movie is in theaters now and will be available on Netflix on November 3.
The new developments precede the release of Koffee’s full debut album via RCA Records, which is slated for 2022.
The Spanish Town native recently released visuals for the debut single titled West Indies, which is his first release in a year, the previous one being the Pressure (remix) with Buju Banton in October 2020.
Her summer bang 2020 Confinement, had made the story, surpassing one million streams on YouTube in two days. He had also made his debut atop the iTunes reggae global charts and Jamaican YouTube charts and rose to No. 1 in more than six countries on Apple Music.
In February this year, the native of the Spanish city said she would come up with “something new and unexpected” for those who know her music and that she wanted to promulgate unity in her next body of work. works.
“It will be a very interesting twist for people who knew my music before, and also for people who will discover me. I think it will be really great, ”said the Lycée Ardenne graduate.