Here Comes the Hotstepper Album

Ini Kamoze

About Here Comes the Hotstepper

"Here Comes the Hotstepper" is a song co-written and recorded by Jamaican dancehall artist Ini Kamoze. It was released as the lead single from his 1995 album Here Comes the Hotstepper as well as the soundtrack to the film Prêt-à-Porter. It is best known for its "na na na na na..." chorus sampled from the Cannibal & the Headhunters cover of "Land of a Thousand Dances". The song was Kamoze's only song to reach the Billboard Hot 100 top 40 in the United States, reaching the number one position on December 17, 1994 and remaining there for two weeks; it was also a number one hit in Denmark and New Zealand, and a top ten hit in twelve other countries. John Gibbons made a remix of the song in 2018. 


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