Adekunle Gold, the renowned Nigerian singer, has finally unveiled his long-awaited extended play (EP) titled ‘Tio Tequila,’ causing a wave of excitement throughout the music industry and among his fan base.
In the early hours of Thursday, Adekunle Gold took to his Instagram page to announce the release of his much-anticipated EP with a simple yet impactful message: “‘Tio Tequila’ is out now!” The announcement instantly ignited a frenzy among music enthusiasts who were eager to immerse themselves in the singer’s latest musical offering.
Among the notable tracks featured in the EP is the collaboration with Zinoleesky titled ‘Party No Dey Stop,’ which captured listeners’ attention upon its release in March.
Displaying his versatility and creative prowess, Adekunle Gold effortlessly navigates through various musical styles and themes throughout the project. Tracks like ‘Do You Mind?’ and ‘Omo Eko’ showcase his artistic depth and infectious melodies.
‘Tio Tequila’ signifies a significant milestone in Adekunle Gold’s career as it serves as his debut project under the prestigious label Def Jam Recordings, a part of the esteemed Universal Music Group (UMG).
Def Jam Recordings boasts an illustrious roster, having collaborated with iconic American superstars such as Jay Z, Rihanna, and Kanye West. The association with Def Jam Recordings further solidifies Adekunle Gold’s position as a rising force in the global music scene.
Tunji Balogun, the CEO/Chairman of Def Jam, couldn’t contain his admiration for Adekunle Gold’s growth as an artist. Balogun praised his remarkable progress in songwriting, artistry, vocals, and showmanship. He expressed his long-standing desire to sign the talented Afrobeats star, recognizing the immense potential and talent he possesses.
Adekunle Gold’s journey to stardom began with the release of his breakout hit ‘Sade’ and a captivating high-life rendition of One Direction’s ‘Story of My Life.’ After parting ways with YBNL in 2015 following the expiration of his contract, the singer took charge of his destiny by establishing his own label, Afro Urban Records. He released two successful albums, ‘About 30’ in 2018 and ‘Catch Me If You Can’ in 2022, showcasing his artistic evolution and cementing his status as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.
With the arrival of ‘Tio Tequila,’ Adekunle Gold continues to captivate audiences with his unique sound, lyrical prowess, and unwavering commitment to artistic growth. This EP marks another significant chapter in his musical journey, leaving fans eagerly anticipating his next sonic masterpiece.
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