On the heels of Ground Empire bosses- Trinidad & Tobago’s Fay- Ann Lyons and Bunji Garlin’s starring roles in the Romany Malco produced, Los Angeles based movie Prison Logic, comes news that Garlin’s 2014 soca hit, ‘Truck on D Road’, has been featured on the trailer of the recently released ‘Fate of the Furious’ movie.
With the exception of the United States, the TV spot trailer for the 8th installment of the Fast & Furious franchise is currently being aired worldwide.This isn’t the first or second time that Garlin’s music has been included in a featured soundtrack of a film. In 2013, the mega smash hit, ‘Differentology’, stirred audiences in the ABC series Grey’s Anatomy. The success of the track led the master lyricist to win the Soul Train Music Award for Best International Performance. Last year jungle bae ‘Jackü’ (Diplo and Skrillex) feat Bunji Garlin featured in Vh1’s Hit the floor. Both “Truck On De Road” and “Carnival Tabanca” – Doc and Jes Viking remix were featured in Romany Malco’s Amazon Series ‘Mad Dogs’ and last year, another EDM track Bunji recorded called “Baddest Things” by PartyFavor Dj NYMZ feat Bunji Garlin was signed on as the campaign song used for a Silk Almond milk commercial that featured DJ Khaled and Venus Williams.
Next up, we await word on the release of Fay Ann Lyons’ Break the World music video. Now that’s something to anticipate! The couple is presently in Jamaica where filming is underway.
Contributor: Kamini Ramlochan