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Mr Eazi' Drops "Chop Time, No Friend" Music Video Announces Debut LP

Mr Eazi's Highly Anticipated Debut Album: A Thrilling Journey into Banku Music





Naijapalooza is delighted to share the exciting news of Mr Eazi's forthcoming debut album, a moment that has been eagerly awaited by fans and music enthusiasts worldwide. The trailblazing Banku music star, Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade, better known as Mr Eazi, has been captivating audiences with his distinctive Afrobeats sound for many years. With his Latin Grammy and numerous chart-topping hits, Mr Eazi has solidified his position as one of the most streamed African artists globally.


The Pioneering Sound of Banku Music


Banku music, a genre Mr Eazi pioneered, is an enchanting fusion of Ghanaian highlife and Nigerian chord progressions. This unique blend creates an irresistible sound that has captivated listeners across continents. Rising to international fame with tracks like "Skin Tight" and "Leg Over," Mr Eazi's music has amassed an astounding 4 billion streams, a testament to his global appeal.


Mr Eazi's influence extends beyond his music. As a visionary entrepreneur, he founded emPawa Africa, a platform dedicated to supporting and elevating African artists. Through emPawa Africa, breakthrough stars like Joeboy and Major League DJz have found a platform to shine and showcase their talent to the world. Mr Eazi's commitment to uplifting African artists highlights his desire to see the continent's music industry flourish on the global stage.


The Latin Grammy Win and Collaborations


The trailblazing artist has garnered international recognition, most notably with his feature on J Balvin & Bad Bunny’s single "COMO UN BEBÉ," for which he became the first Nigerian artist to win a Latin Grammy. His collaborations with M.O and Lotto Boyzz on the hit track "Bad Vibe" further solidify his position as an unstoppable force in the music industry. Mr Eazi's ability to seamlessly blend genres and collaborate with artists from different backgrounds showcases his versatility and musical prowess.


Despite his immense success, fans have eagerly awaited Mr Eazi's debut album, and the wait is finally coming to an end. The announcement of his forthcoming album has generated immense excitement, and the release of the lead single, "Chop Time, No Friend," has only heightened the anticipation. The song's rhythmic Banku vibe and empowering message perfectly capture Mr Eazi's signature sound and dedication to his craft.





In Boss's highly-anticipated Spring/Summer 2023 campaign, the brand pulled out all the stops, assembling an impressive array of A-list celebrities. Among them was none other than the trailblazing afrobeats music Nigerian artist, Mr Eazi, adding a touch of global flair and musical excellence to the mix.


But what truly set Mr Eazi's segment apart was the heartwarming surprise he had in store for his fans. Taking a nostalgic trip down memory lane, he unveiled a candid childhood snapshot featuring his younger self adorned in the latest Boss sweater from the upcoming collection. This unexpected and endearing gesture instantly struck a chord with audiences worldwide, leaving them both enamored and inspired.


"Chop Time, No Friend" - A Celebration of Self


The lead single, "Chop Time, No Friend," encapsulates the essence of Mr Eazi's journey and artistic brilliance. Inspired by a common Ghanaian saying, the song celebrates self-confidence and self-assuredness. Mr Eazi declares that he remains focused on his enjoyment of music, undeterred by the chit-chat of others. The infectious melodies, passionate vocals, and exceptional horn sections make it evident that Mr Eazi's debut album promises to be a masterpiece.


The Visual Spectacle


The music video for "Chop Time, No Friend," directed and executively produced by Allison Swank Owen, showcases Mr Eazi's stage presence and love for his music. Shot in the vibrant backdrop of Senegal, the video immerses viewers in stunning locations, art, and culture. The inclusion of food, inspired by the song's title, highlights the universal aspect of enjoyment and the shared love for music and cuisine.


As we eagerly await the release of Mr Eazi's debut album, it is evident that his journey from a college musician to a musical innovator, entrepreneur, and philanthropist has left an indelible mark on the music industry. His relentless commitment to uplifting African talent and showcasing Banku music to the world has garnered recognition from prestigious media outlets like CNN, Rolling Stone, Billboard, and Forbes.


With the lead single "Chop Time, No Friend" serving as a tantalizing taste of what's to come, it is no doubt that Mr Eazi's debut album will be nothing short of exceptional. As we prepare to embark on this thrilling musical journey, Naijapalooza eagerly awaits the release of Mr Eazi's debut album and the joy it will undoubtedly bring to fans worldwide. Sure the Afrobeats djs going to be banging this.


Watch Chop Time No Friend Mr. Eazi. Music Video









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