Abiodun finds Girl Like You

Abiodun is a veteran Afro-pop singer
Abiodun is a veteran Afro-pop singer – Photo by Mirko Polo

Abiodun, the Nigerian- German singer, releases his single ‘Girl Like You’ on 3 July.

‘Girl like you’ pays homage to women and the inspiration they provide. The song is delivered in a relaxed flowing rhythm, a soothing expression of love, appreciation and pampering. It is a minimalistic afro-symphony with an infectious hook-line placed on groove. Produced by Lagos based Y´Mix, it also premieres a new set of songs for the year 2020 under Abiodun’s Ajazcobeats series.

Abiodun Odukoya is a veteran in the Nigerian/ German music industry. Fufu, his debut album with BANTU (a band that features his brother Ade Odukoya, popularly known as Ade BANTU) was released in 2000. It became an instant success in Nigeria earning the band constant airplay on TV and radio with hit singles: ‘Nzogbu’ featuring Trinidadian Rapso artist Brother Resistance and ‘Fire Inna Dancehall’.

In 2005 their album Fuji Satisfaction won the Kora Awards for Best Group West Africa and Best Group Africa.

Last December, Abiodun released his single ‘Omo Ènìyàn (Razoof Mix)’, an updated version of the original song from his 2018 album Break Free. Abiodun has been active under the moniker “Don Abi” collaborating with artists including Gentleman, Gregory Isaacs, Keziah Jones, Maceo Parker, Xavier Naidoo, and of course BANTU since the mid-1990s.

Album publication: 2020
Label: Ajazco Records
Genre: Afropop

 

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