With an enviable social following of over 400 thousand fans from the pacific islands of Samoa, Hawaii, Japan, USA and his new found Caribbean island of Jamaica, iakopo intended to stay true to the island feel in the video. iakopo was keen on using Montego Bay as his prime location as its the home of his local label support, Cottage 9 Inc., wanting to present something different from what he has seen as reference tourist experience.
Supernatural also features leading talent Nicollette Gomex, a local model, who spirit and acting skills were a perfect fit for the energy of a supernatural connection. “Nicolette has that chill, playful, yet independent spirit that is evident in females within Jamaica,” he continued “he ability to immerse into the role and connect with lyrics is evident on screen, consequently bringing the story to life.”
Super Natural Video was shot on several locations in the parish of Montego Bay, St. James (Jamaica), capturing both natural and scenic moods, spaces and locations, such as the a famed Round Hill Hotel and Martha Brea River etc. The video was co-directed by Stylez and HDBoys, who both are based in the US but has strong ties in Kingston, Jamaica. The video took several days of shooting in order to fully capture the Islands’ natural beauty, mood, lighting and energy showcasing the intended cinematography and storytelling. Special mention sould be given to whereby Mr. Andrew McGlone, who provided airial drone shots, iakopo felt that his experience whilst in Jamaica was somewhat of a supernatural experience and as such the video is a fitting visual portrayal of the experience.
See the music video below