Jidenna has finally returned with a long-awaited second album and the third project altogether titled ’85 To Africa’ today and it is a mix of genres.
The former ‘Classic Man’ turned ‘hot boy summer’ is releasing this new work of art as a follow-up to 2017’s ‘Boomerang EP’ and his first studio album since ‘The Chief’, which was also released that same year.
The album which is a fusion of different genres of music is awesome to vibe to and has something for everyone. The album has some trap music, RnB, hip-hop and Afrobeats. There are 11 songs on the album and only 4 of those songs have featured artists on them. Nigeria’s Mr Eazi and late Fela Kuti’s son, Seun Kuti are featured on the album.
Speaking during a radio interview, Jidenna explained the album as road trip music. He said, “it’s a highway across the Atlantic ocean and its road trip music. So if you took a road trip literally across the Atlantic, you will start with Hip-hop, you’ll probably start with trap, you might move to some RnB and then you’re gonna land with Afro Beats.”
The tracklist includes:
1. Worth The Weight f. Seun Kuti
2. 85 To Africa
3. Babouche f. GoldLink
5. Sou Sou
6. Zodi f. Mr Eazi
7. Sufi Woman
9. Pretty & Afraid
10. Jungle Fever
11. The Other Half f. St. Beauty & Mereba
The album is bound to enthrall you and make you put it on repeat. The list of all the songs on the album are below and you can listen to it HERE.
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