Mother-Daughter Country Duo HuneyFire Are Turning Heads Fast with Hot New Music Video, “Breaking Necks (Remix)”
Mother-daughter Afro/Latina country duo, HuneyFire, are turning heads fast with their hot new music video of their latest single, “Breaking Necks (Remix).”
The high energy and fun video was shot on location in Las Vegas, and was directed by Brandon Bulacka. The high gloss clip features mother, Cheaza, and daughter, Marri, in a fun romp through the Neon Capitol of the World showcasing their considerable dance skills in line dance sequences where the duo is joined by Kiearah Figueroa and Lindsay Faye.
“’Breaking Necks’ is a powerful song that tells the story of a woman who exudes confidence and self-assured beauty and we wanted to capture that in the music video. As she steps out into the world, her presence commands attention, drawing the gaze of all who cross her path,” says HuneyFire. “The lyrics capture the essence of her magnetic allure, as men find themselves captivated by her mesmerizing charm. The song’s narrative beautifully weaves together themes of self-love and acceptance, portraying the woman as someone who fully embraces her worth and authenticity. With each stride, she embodies the freedom to be herself unapologetically, leaving a trail of admiration in her wake. ‘Breaking Necks’ is an anthem of empowerment, celebrating the beauty that radiates from within and the strength that comes from embracing one’s true self.”
HuneyFire continues to rack up accolades and coverage from some of music’s biggest tastemakers and media outlets, including CMT, “Border Crossings” on the global radio network the Voice of America, Color Me Country with Rissi Palmer on Apple Music, Taste of Country, Robert K. Oermann of MusicRow, Spinex Music, The Country Network, Change the Conversation, and others.
“Breaking Necks (Remix)” was written by Cheaza Figueroa, Marriana Nevarez-Barlow, and Jason Pennock and co-produced by Figueroa and Pennock. It was recorded at Skeleton Key Recording Studio, engineered by Bobby Ferrari and mixed by Jesse Daw. The rocking track features standout lead and harmony vocals from Figueroa and Nevarez-Barlow, fiddle by Caitlin Evanson, steel guitar by Eddie Dunlap, lead guitar by Jesse Sliger, banjo by Wanda Vick Burchfield, and additional programming by Pennock.
The legacy of HuneyFire’s family musical history courses through their bloodlines. Cheaza Figueroa grew up following in the footsteps of a big-time show business entertainer. Her mother, Stonye Figueroa aka Barbara Cook, was an integral part of the legendary Ikette’s, the electrifying backing vocalists and dancers for The Ike and Tina Turner Revue. Among other dizzying career accolades, she was a part of the group’s powerhouse historic performance of “Proud Mary” captured in their debut appearance on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show.’
Daughter, Marri Nevarez-Barlow, also claims musical royalty in her bloodline; her father, Alfred Nevarez, is a founding member of the pop vocal group, All-4-One, best known for their mega-hits, “I Swear,” “So Much in Love” and “I Can Love You Like That.”
The duo began singing together in 2011 and founded HuneyFire in March of 2021. They recently completed writing and recording their debut English album, with a bonus Spanish track, which is set to release in Fall 2023.They are currently recording a Spanish EP to pay tribute to both of their cultures and backgrounds.