Adekunle Gold's highly-anticipated sophomore album is here.
Adekunle Gold's much-anticipated sophomore album, About 30, has arrived.
The 14-track album boasts features from Seun Kuti,Flavor and British-Nigerian soul singer Jacob Banks, who appears on a remix to the popular lead single "Ire." The album sees the artist flexing immense versatility and range as he delivers emotional ballads, folk-Inspired cuts sung in Yoruba, and a few highlife-tinged summer jams.
He took to Instagram this morning to share his emotional reaction to the positive praise that the album is already receiving.
"I am really emotional right now.I could cry happy tears," he wrote. This album, #About30, is a reflection of my heart, my fears, my pleasures, my pain, my losses and my faith. With the love you give me? I would do it again and again and again and one more time.I want you to listen intentionally, absorb and create your own stories from it. It is yours and not for anyone to interpret. Not even me."
His fans are showing him lots of love on social media.
How can an album be so good and a man be so talented that it connects with you through lyrics, instrumentals and vo… https://t.co/nju9vPpbjH— KevinPrecious Fawehinmi🦁 (@KevinPrecious Fawehinmi🦁) 1527271120.0
the gold in @adekunleGOLD's name is not there by mistake. Dude is golden. His songs are golden. About 30 is golden— Chuks Opia (@Chuks Opia) 1527258516.0
I remember dwelling on @adekunleGOLD GOLD album when I was writing my thesis.. His songs are evergreen. And now… https://t.co/hW9KVXrdK0— Radio Olori (@Radio Olori) 1527257636.0
Adekunle Gold visited the OkayAfrica offices back in March for an unforgettable listiening party. Revisit what went down here, and stream About 30 below via Spotify and Apple Music.