Koffee Scores NAACP Award for 2020 Hit “Lockdown”


Reggae sensation Koffee scored her first NAACP Image Award over the weekend, with her 2020 hit summer song “Lockdown” winning the award for Outstanding International Song.

The other songs nominated in that category were “Pressure” remix by Koffee and Buju Banton, Banton’s “Blessed”, “Tanana” by Davido featuring Tiwa Savage and Savage’s “Temptation”.

The NAACP revealed Koffee as the winner of the award during the fourth night of announcements of winners across various categories, leading up to the televised awards show on BET and CBS on Saturday, March 27.

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Reacting to her win, the singer said “thank you” to the NAACP via Twitter.

Produced by Jamaican producer Dane Ray, “Lockdown” became the fastest track by a Jamaican reggae artiste to surpass a million views on YouTube in 48 hours. The video has garnered 46 million views since its July 2020 release.

Koffee also made history in January 2020 when she became the youngest artist and first woman to win the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album for her EP Rapture.



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