Jamie Drastik, 'Chasing Shadows' Feat. Pitbull & Havana Brown: Single Premiere

Jamie Drastik

Mr. 305 Inc.

Pitbull protege Jamie Drastik has recruited his mentor as well as "We Run The Night" star Havana Brown for his shiny new single "Chasing Shadows," premiering exclusively on Billboard.com:

The Poughkeepsie, N.Y. native has been obsessed with hip-hop since he was 8, and after eventually moving to New York City, he would perform in weekly hip-hop showcases to pay the rent. Fat Joe, Jadakiss and Diddy all praised the upstart MC, but it was Pitbull who inked Drastik to his Mr. 305 Inc. label after the two met at a radio show in New York.

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"Chasing Shadows," an upbeat pop-rap track with an eye on radio, marks Drastik's clearest shot at a breakout to date, with Pitbull tossing out his seasoned charm as support. "The exciting part about having Pitbull on a record is the conversations we have strategizing [about] taking a song and turning it into a movement," says Drastik. "As for Havana Brown, I would've been happy if she would've just waved to me, let alone have her sing on my record."

Take a listen to "Chasing Shadows" and sound off on Drastik's latest single in the comments below.