Final Up to date on Aug 21, 2022 | 21:42 by Tommy
SARZ AND LOJAY RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE TITLED ‘TONONGO’, ALSO RELEASES A MUST-SEE VISUAL SINGLE TAKEN FROM FORTHCOMING COLLABORATIVE EP.
One of many fastest-rising music acts to come back onto the Afro-Fusion scene, along with his unmistakable tone and dextrous lyrical supply, singer, songwriter and producer Lojay has teamed up with fellow Lagos native, the prolific and internationally famend, super-producer Sarz on their brand-new single ‘Tonongo’ (launched through Sony Music Leisure and Metallic Music).
Showcasing Lojay’s elegant vocals alongside Sarz’s slick manufacturing which blends modern Afrobeats with pressing Hip-Hop and sensual R&B sounds – and has established him because the go-to producer for heavyweight acts in Nigeria and throughout the globe equivalent to Wizkid, Burna Boy, Skepta, Drake and Beyoncé) – ‘Tonongo’ is assisted by a must-see visible impressed by Lojay’s personal expertise of falling in love with a dancer. The one is taken from a forthcoming collaborative EP from the dynamic duo.
Talking on ‘Tonongo’, Lojay mentioned:
“’Tonongo’ is about expressing the depth of emotion that lies past the floor. The one was impressed by the ambiance of a strip membership – moody and darkish – a becoming ode to the dancer the track was written about. I benefit from the duality of the track. It ended up making itself and that’s the great thing about it, the great thing about music. It’s so non secular. I’m only a vessel. I hope individuals relate to it and discover magnificence in it.”
With a musical fashion largely indicative of his Yoruba roots, Lojay’s earlier releases included ‘Ariel’ in 2019 and 2020’s ‘Ogogoro’. The upcoming EP was borne out of Lojay’s dedication to persevere via his personal darkish occasions throughout the begin of the pandemic final yr. Already an enormous Sarz fan, after some reflection he determined to succeed in out for an introduction which led to a head to head assembly between the 2 acts. Regardless of Lojay hoping to collaborate on one track, Sarz determined that they’d work on an EP collectively and a 3 month-long boot-camp in Lagos ensued.
Helmed by the explosive ‘Tonongo’ and its hypnotic visible, the upcoming EP is a mirrored image on heartbreak and vulnerability, with a sonic journey that won’t solely make you stand up and transfer however will redefine the parameters of Afro-Fusion sounds and aesthetics. Get pleasure from!
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