Dasu ‘TURN BACK TIME’ ft Charly Black
This summer New Jersey-based singer / songwriter DASU is set to release his first International track titled “Turn Back Time” featuring Jamaican dancehall star Charly Black. The single is a collaborative release between Universal Music India and AFTERCLUV – Universal Music Latin America’s electronic dance music and entertainment division, with operations in nine countries and 12 cities, including Los Angeles, Miami, Mexico City, San Jose, Bogota, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona and Ibiza. Charly Black is quickly becoming one of the fastest rising talents of his day. Born and raised in the countryside of Jamaica, known as Rio Bueno, Trelawney, he recorded his first hit, “Woman Is You,” as a teen in 2004. It was succeeded by series of hot rhythms that put his career on fast track.
His extraordinary charm and lush melodic sound stole the hearts of audiences across the Caribbean and Latin America, paving the way for Charly Black to become “The World’s Next Icon.” Charly Black’s global hit single “Gyal You A Party Animal” is certified `Diamond’ in Central America making him the first Jamaican artist to do so. Garnering well over 200 million streams worldwide and remixes with icons like Daddy Yankee and Major Lazer’s Jillionaire, “Gyal You A Party Animal” propelled the name Charly Black into superstar status! Charly is ranked one of the Top 500 most played artists on Spotify! He also has over 70 million views on YouTube and charted at number 18 on the Billboard dance charts! DASU and Charly Black burn it up on “Turn Back Time” an infectious POP / DANCEHALL smash that see both artists in top form bringing out the best of both worlds! The Summer vibe of the track gels with the rhythm of the island drums…it’s today’s sound where Pop is embracing Dancehall like never before! Recorded in Mumbai, New Jersey and Miami and Produced by the prolific Rishi Rish, “Turn Back Time” gives you a world feel that will truly light up the summer of 2017! ABOUT DASU: Amrit Dasu a.k.a. “DASU”- singer, songwriter & model of Indian descent, was born in the United States and raised in the city of Hong Kong. English is his first language however he is also fluent in Cantonese, Hindi and Punjabi.
His father traveled very often for business, so Amrit got to see all parts of the world at very young age, naturally giving him a worldly and eclectic taste in music. Some of his biggest influences are superstars like Michael Jackson, Chris Brown & Justin Timberlake. He admires the artists who have the look, the voice, the dance moves, the music and most importantly the ability to have a positive influence on the world basically the total package which is what he himself aspires to be. After putting out his music on the internet since 2014, DASU bagged his first major record deal with the Universal Music Group in 2016. His debut single “Dil Kya Kare (Did I Love You?)” was produced by the prolific RISHI RICH and featured Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat as the main lead in the music video. DASU’s suave R&B vocals laced over a sample of the eternal `Julie’ classic “Dil Kya Kare” instantly connected with the youth. The music video surpassed 2 million views on VEVO/YouTube in no time while the song soon became a favorite on radio and television. DASU followed up with “Frenemies” – a straight from the heart English RnB / Soul gem with a new school RnB/Pop sound. Almost half a million views later, DASU had already built a robust fan following….a following that recognizes his song writing and vocal talent and more importantly his honest work ethic. In August 2016, DASU dropped his debut EP titled HOLDING ON. A 5 track EP that included three brand new tracks + the hits “Dil Kya Kare (Did I Love You?) & “Frenemies”. The release of the EP gave a huge spike to DASU’s image and fan base as he got featured on Apple Music’s `New Artist Spotlight’ for South Asia while Vh1 put him on their prestigious `Vh1 India Rules’ platform. He also performed to over 10000 screaming fans at India’s largest music & camping festival Enchanted Valley Carnival.