Blaze, born Ricardo Lloyd Johnson Jr., has produced and collaborated with Gyptian, Shaggy and Sean Paul, and has also worked with Vybz Kartel, Jim Jones, Maino, Kardinal Offishall, Jasmine Sullivan, Nicki Minaj and Santigold.
Now he has released “Slam!,” a dancehall inspired infectious song. “Your motion, got me stuck on you. I can’t let go,” Blaze rhymes on the single.
Blaze, 30, was born to Jamaican parents in Brooklyn, NY. He credits Reggae and R&B pioneers Dennis Brown, Peter Tosh, and Gloria Gaynor for his early musical influence.