Wizkid is to release his “Sounds From The Other Side” album project in summer, precisely on June 9, 2017.
This was made known by a Twitter handle that goes by name “Why Fake it”.
The singer just inked a multi-album deal with Sony Global Music and RCA records.
RCA Records chairman and CEO Peter Edge added: “We are thrilled to welcome WizKid to the RCA Records family. He has become a superstar in the African music scene and will be a game-changer in bringing African music to the world. We are extremely excited to have him as a part of RCA and are eager for the journey ahead.”
The ‘Shabba’ singer just dropped a new song ‘Sweet love’ some hours ago. premiering the song on Beats 1 Radio with Zane Lowe.
The song follows his dancehall tune ‘Daddy Yo’ which was released at the very end of 2016 and now has over 5 million views on YouTube. In a snippet of an interview with Ebro, Wizkid said that the song was inspired by his hit ‘Ojuelegba’ from his 2014 “Ayo” album.
“Sounds From The Other Side” is expected to reflect chiefly his international collaborative songs , catering to the international market which does include Africa.
Wizkid in 2016 collaborated with top music acts including Drake, Swiss Beats, Trey Songz, Chris Brown, Justine Skye, French Montana, and Vybz Kartel among others.
The video for his other collaboration with Drake ‘Come closer’ is currently being shot.
Wizkid is also gearing to release a number of mixtapes, out of which would feature fellow Nigerian singer Wande Coal, in warm up to dropping his next album.