Temi Dollface, Ikon, Poe, Show Dem Camp, Ikon, Funbi and more release a joint album as 'The Collectiv3' for Nigerian independence day.
<p><strong><a href="http://www.collectiv3the.com" target="_blank">The Collective3</a></strong> are a newly formed group comprised of Nigerian artists who "believe in creating art with no boundaries and challenging the status quo." The supergroup, which boasts the impressive roster of songstress <strong><a href="http://okayafrica.com/tag/temi-dollface" target="_blank">Temi Dollface</a></strong>, <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/THEREALIKON" target="_blank">Ikon</a></strong>, <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/LadiPoe" target="_blank">Poe</a></strong>, <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/Funbimusic" target="_blank">Funbi</a></strong>, <strong><a href="http://okayafrica.com/tag/show-dem-camp" target="_blank">Show Dem Camp</a></strong>, <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/SayTheNWord?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank">Nsikak</a></strong> and hip-hop producer <strong><a href="http://okayafrica.com/tag/kid-konnect" target="_blank">Kid Konnect</a></strong>, are releasing their first collaborative effort <em>The Collectiv3 </em>LP today in honor of their country's 55th year of independence. The Collectiv3 wish that their artistic efforts will help promote individuality and creativity, "we are a movement that we hope will inspire and encourage others to express themselves how they choose to, without conforming." They're encourage fans to "j<span lang="EN-US">oin the movement today by being different and by being you." </span></p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p>Several of the group's artists spoke about their individual inspirations ahead of the release, <span lang="EN-US">“Art to me is pointless without having the intention to change views or to make a difference," mentions Ikon. "For me, the inspiration has to be from a real place, a place that cannot be manufactured." Temi Dollface adds, "As a creative I like to play with contrasts and words in a similar manner to what I do with clothes. Its really just needing that one trigger or fragment of an idea and then I invent the rest myself.” Check out the short clip below introducing the group and stream the 9-track <em>The Collectiv3 </em>LP in its entirety underneath.</span></p><p><span style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="e02766c3689c7d6115de76e13ad6d469"><iframe type="lazy-iframe" data-runner-src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/uNbbS67Nb74?rel=0" width="100%" height="auto" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"></iframe></span></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/playlists/148366798&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p>
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