Video: Zinoleesky – YanYanYan
Zinoleesky – YanYanYan: Zinoleesky, the Nigerian street pop pioneer, has released the much-awaited visuals for his hit single ‘YanYanYan’ from his chart-topping EP “Grit & Lust”. Collaborating with award-winning video director TG Omori, Zinoleesky has once again delivered a stunning piece of work that has taken his fans by surprise.
In his EP “Grit & Lust”, released in 2022, Zinoleesky showcases his talent as a transcendent star with his storytelling and witty observations. The singer, whose real name is Oniyide Azeez, weaves threads from his life into a compelling tapestry of a pop star in the midst of an incredible rise. With soulful odes and gritty wordplay punctuated by Zinoleesky’s lithe voice, “Grit & Lust” is not just a victory lap, but a testament to where he is right now.
Zinoleesky’s audacious hustler’s anthem, “Personal,” is a standout track that addresses online trolls and his super-sized dreams, while “Yan Yan Yan” blends hypnotic log drums and prickly horns to showcase Zinoleesky’s self-confidence. Throughout the EP, Zinoleesky finds nimble pockets to express elation, angst, and acceptance, as he does poignantly on “Many Roads,” featuring Ayra Starr.
Zinoleesky’s ability to keep finding innovative ways to express himself is what sets him apart from other street pop artists. His EP “Grit & Lust” is a must-listen for fans of the genre and is sure to cement Zinoleesky’s status as a rising star in the Nigerian music industry.