Music Update: Ric Hassani Album, Ban, And Other New Music Releases

Albums, Singles And Remixes

By  | Feb 27, 2021, 02:23 PM  | Ric Hassani  | Top of The

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Some fresh sounds have been released into the music scene to satisfy the cravings of the Nigerian audience. Artists like Ric Hassani, Banky W, Rema, Kizz Daniel, Asake, Zlatan and Peruzzi and a host of other artistes released new music videos, singles and albums to the delight of many.

Ric Hassani released his highly- anticipated sophomore album ‘The Prince I Became’. The genres in the album are Afropop, RnB and gospel. The album contains 17 tracks with a total listening time of 54 minutes.

The songs on the album are: Everything, Body Conversation, You’re My Baby, My Kind Of Woman featuring Sauti Sol, Thunder Fire You, Angel- featuring Nicky Jam, My Only Baby, A Little Bird Told Me- featuring Fumbani Changaya, All My Love, Do Lai Dat- featuring Kuami Eugene, Rising Sun, Mine Forever- featuring Zoro, When I’m Gone, Rain, Victory Belongs To Jesus- featuring Called Out Music, Samuel’s Prayer, Korede.

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The songs explore emotions of love, heartbreak, break up, romance, gratitude, legacy. The last song on the track, ‘Korede’ was written in honour of his dad who died a week before the release of his album.

Before the release, he released two singles off the album: Everything and Thunder Fire You to positive reception. Thunder Fire You was especially a hit because it introduced another sided of Ric to his fans: the one who has experienced heartbreak.

On digital streaming platform Audiomack ‘The Prince I Became’ has recorded almost 300,000 listens.

After the release of the album, 'Thunder Fire You' was banned by the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation NBC. It was also reported that radio stations that play the songs will be fined.
Mavin Signee Rema released a new track titled Bounce so far the song has racked up 165k plays on audiomack in less than 24 hours since its release.

It was also produced by Mavin boss Don Jazzy. The song is focused on the physical anatomy of a woman, especially her buttocks.
‘Girl I’m in love with your booty bounce’ 
‘When I weigh the thing e weigh one thousand pounds’
 ‘Your yansh original, no be that kind Blac Chyna’
‘Shey you wan chop Italian, shey you wan chop Chinese, and if you open your Pandora, I go give you everything wey you need’ 

Kizz Daniel also released a single titled ‘Flex’ produced by DJ Coublon. The bridge of the song says:
‘I just wan flex, make nobody halla for my head. And If I push your button, you go push my button I go rock your body’.

Asake released the remix to his hit single Mr Money with features from Zlatan Ibile and Peruzzi:
The intro says: ‘me I no dey cap, me I no dey form, my energy is high what the fuck… is it your money?’

Zinoleesky and Mayorkun released the remix to the banger ‘Kilofeshe’. Zinoleesky is presently signed to Naira Marley’s record label Marlian. He was nominated for the Headies 2021 awards in the Rookie of the year category.

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After a brief hiatus from the music scene, Banky W came back with a single ‘Final Say’. The song came ready with the music video. Banky and his wife Adesua recently announced the arrival of their first child to the world.

It's going to be a groovy weekend for music lovers.

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