“She Say Change Religion From My Religion, Make I Move Down To Her Region” is the most cutting line from D’banj’s latest single, “Agidi”.
Produced by Chopstick who lays down a spacious beat with horns, guitar harmonies, drums and claps, it finds D’banj taking listeners down a familiar path for those conscious of the pop-star’s history and his Fela influences. More than a handful of artists from around the world have listed the Afrobeat legend as among their influences, few can lay claim to adapting Fela’s daring personae as much as D’banj has. On “Agidi”, he combines the Afrobeat harmonies with his penchant for gutsy songwriting to give a holistic Afrobeat experience; live music ambiance and pseudo-romantic but too cocky to be bothered about charm.
Stream D’banj’s “Agidi” below.
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