Built around a Caribbean influenced Afropop beat Phantom produces with percussion, mid-tempo drum riffs, rattling samples, flute and string harmonies, “The Benz” is tailored for parties where being reckless is encouraged. It also teams up Spotless and Tekno, two brothers who have become household names in Afropop conversations through their ability to coin sensual melodies that caress the ears. On “The Benz”, they use this penchant to convince their lovers to dance for them, singing “If You Want My Loving, You Go Shake Your Body/ You Go Twist and Grind it For Me/ You Go Shake Your Bumbum” for the chorus. Both of them sing, mixing English, pidgin English and an indigenous eastern Nigerian dialect that adds to the exotic ambiance the beat already creates. While Spotless sings his lover’s praises on his verse, Tekno spends his verse promising the things he’d do for his lover’s affection like a silver tongued sales rep.
You can stream Spotless and Tekno’s “The Benz” below.
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