Ini Kamoze – Here Comes the Hotstepper – Official Music Video. “Here Comes the Hotstepper” was written by Ini Kamoze (born Cecil Campbell), Chris Kenner, Kenton Nix, and Salaam Remi. The song was released as the lead single from Ini’s 1985 compilation album of the same name. The single topped many charts, including Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and Eurochart Hot 100. In the UK, the single peaked at #4.