Bahamas-born Sammi Starr, Sony Music recording artist, has announced the launch of “#Bahamas, Your Best Picture Deserves My Best Song,” a grassroots social media campaign aiming to share with the world Sammi’s love his country and the sounds of its Junkanoo festival through his song “Jump in Da Line,” a single produced and remixed by Latin Grammy winner, DJ Buddha.
Sammi Star launched “#Bahamas” on Tuesday, March 28 on his website www.sammistarrmusic.com and on Instagram.
Sammi will search for his favorite photos and videos posted on Instagram with the hashtag #Bahamas and share them back with a soundtrack, his Bahamian Carnival anthem “Jump in Da Line” as well as an invitation to visit his web page.
“When you come to The Bahamas you are surrounded by beauty, music, culture, history and great vibes,” Starr said.. “I find thousands of pictures on Instagram of Bahamians and visitors having the time of their lives here. They inspired me to add my song “Jump in Da Line” as the soundtrack to their most vivid memories as we all celebrate together Junkanoo style through #Bahamas!”
“Jump in Da Line” is inspired by Junkanoo and it describes the Bahamian Junkanoo festival including the groups in formation and lines all moving to the sound of the rhythm.
— Dana Niland, CJ Contributor