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Rowlene Grapples With Romantic Nonchalance and the Yearning for True Love in Her Debut Album ‘11:11’

In her long-awaited debut album, '11:11', South African R&B artist Rowlene grapples with the delicate balancing act of romantic nonchalance and the yearning for true love, making for a wistful and ambivalent opus.

Rowlene has steadily been one of the most pivotal voices of the current R&B renaissance in the South Africa. Her debut album 11:11 is a richly diverse release sonically, with a thematic centre of romance and relationships, albeit in different contexts.

For a long time, the artist was known mainly for a bevy of features she has done with some of the foremost rap stars in the industry. Most notably, she appeared on Nasty C's chart-topping singles "Phases"(2016) and "SMA" (2018), as well as A-Reece's "Pride" (2017) and Flame's "Between Me & You" (2017). She also has a placement on the soundtrack of the South African 2020 Netflix original series, Blood & Water, with the song "I Need You" alongside Nasty C.

11:11 primarily finds Rowlene caught between asserting herself as someone who won't chase unwilling romantic partners and also painstakingly explaining herself to romantic partners on how she should be treated.

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Listen To Rowlene’s Highly-Anticipated Debut Album ‘11:11’

South African songstress Rowlene releases her anticipated debut album, '11:11'.

If you're an avid Twitter user, then by now you should know that when the clock hits 11:11 am, the timeline gets to manifest and make wishes upon their lives and the things they want.

Well, for the Rowlene's fans who have been manifesting for the release of her debut album, their wishes have been granted. The project is finally here.

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