Written after a life changing experience where Mental Barton’s heart stopped twice during surgery, ‘Never Give Up’ is an aspirational track that will lift your spirits and bring positivity into your mindset. Based on real life experiences and emotions, Mental barton recalls the recording process as easy, as the words and melodies flowed quickly. “This song inspires me everyday and I want to share my story so that it can be an inspiration to others,” explains Mental Barton, who recorded the track at Doza Vybes Production studio in East Flatbush Brooklyn with the assistance of artist Ballys, producer Doza, Obocho, and Peters. The official video which has also been released is an interpretation of the struggles faced by those in the music industry, which has become even more poignant during this pandemic.
Growing up in Spanish Town, Jamaica, Mental Barton moved to Brooklyn when he was young to be with his family. These two different cultures that form an integral part of his identity have played an important part in the development of his sound and artistry. By age 11, he already knew that he wanted to become a superstar. Mental barton has performed with and received rave reviews from an impressive group of artists such as Shabba Ranks, Sasha, Beenie Man, Red Rat, Mr. Vegas, Daddy U-Roy, Frankie Paul, and other upcoming reggae artists. Known for his electrifying live show and now signed with One Word LLC, Mental Barton is certainly one to watch!
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