Patrice Roberts ‘Mind My Business’ surpasses 165k streams on Spotify, holds on to No. 1 on the iTunes (Reggae) Chart in the U.S. for 3 days straight and, over a week and counting in Barbados.

January 24, 2022

Patrice Roberts Mind My Business, released just over a month ago on Dec. 20, 2021, is resonating with a wide audience which is labeling the song’s chorus “drink water and mind my business” as their motto for 2022.

The song has been on the U.S. iTunes (Reggae) charts for 4 consecutive weeks –  peaking at No. 1 the first time on January 16th.  Since then, the hit song has remained in the Top 2 for over a week – holding on to the No. 1 spot for 3 days straight from Jan 19-21.

With its worldwide appeal, the song has already generated well over 165,000 streams on Spotify and has hit the Charts (Apple Music, iTunes & Shazam) in 50+ countries (and counting) – peaking at No. 1 in 10.  In Barbados, Mind My Business has held onto the No. 1 spot on the iTunes (Reggae) Chart since January 15th. On that same day, the song landed on the Global Shazam Chart at No. 49 and continues to move up; as of yesterday it’s at No. 27.

The official video is only 3 weeks old and already has over 1m views on YouTube. TikTok has over 8k videos attached to the sound and Instagram has generated over 17k Reels – including some from celebrities such as Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child), Chilli (TLC), Karlie Redd (Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta) and Monie Love (UK Rapper) – these 4 ladies alone generated 1m IG views for the song.

Patrice was recently quoted as saying “I just want to ensure that throughout this journey, people know who I am.”  All indicators show that public awareness and the numbers following Patrice Roberts have grown over the past month: YouTube (+14%), Instagram (+8%) and Spotify (+3%).  If they didn’t know before, they know now! Patrice Roberts, our reigning Female Artist of the Year.

We agree with Patrice; drink that water, mind your business and enjoy Soca.

Mind My Business from the Happy Papi Riddim, produced by Travis World and Dan Evens.  Performed by Patrice Roberts.  Written by Mical Teja Williams.

Label: Monk Music / Travis World Music. 2022 All rights reserved.

Video: Directed & Chopped by Lord Edit.  Creative Director: Ricardo Drue. Camera Operator: Jimelle Henry.