After what has been a ground-breaking couple of years for Olakira’s musical career, the Afro-pop all-star is back with his most distinguished work to date. The EP includes his recent hit single ‘Sere’ which features silver plaque award winning singer Zuchu. The single hit the ground running and extended over 1 million views in its first week. He’s now set to reach new heights with a record that has been eagerly anticipated by his ever-growing worldwide fanbase.
4 play is filled with catchy melodies, major pop hooks, percussive Afrobeat rhythms, playful vocals and creates a purely heated soundscape that is “to tease and stimulate lovers of good music prior to intercourse”. Olakira Explains.With 4play, Olakira continues to explore music that feels sensual and captures pure moments of passion. It’s overall feel good and chilled out party vibe is sure to be a hit across all clubs this summer. As well as teaming up with Zuchu on the single Sere, Olakira joined forces with South-African sensation ‘Sho Majozi on single ‘Call On Me’.
The Nigerian-born singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, and multi-talented instrumentalist signed to U&I Music in 2015. He is a versatile artist whose music genres range from Afro-pop, R&B to Afro-beat. His Impressive career story continues with over an incredible 380,000 monthly listeners on Spotify alone. A number of which is rising every day as he heads towards the anticipated EP release. His previous single ‘In My Maserati’ also sits at a phenomenal 32 million views on YouTube and has seen him heavily championed by the likes of BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1 Extra, MTV, Notion and many more.
With the imminent release of ‘4play’ Olakira is about to set the bar even higher for the ever-growing Afropop artists arising from Nigeria. It’s an incredibly exciting time for him and 4play is just a sign of what’s to in 2021 and beyond.