There’s no overemphasize the importance of glorifying our indigenous music genres as our planet continues to shrink with each technological advancement. Genre clashes are bound to happen one way or another, and Terry Apala has taken the initiative, blending Apala nuances with foreign pop and trap sensibilities for his music releases. His latest single, “Mushin” is a cover of “Barking”, the song that earned Ramz a spot on the top 10 Official U.K Single Chart earlier this year. Though the Afro-trap beat already carried melodious traces of Africa, Terry Apala’s gruff Yoruba vocals emphasize the indigenous sentiments. Interpolating the original hook to sing about his own love interest in Mushin, an area in Lagos, “Mushin” is a cheeky Trap ode to hood love, embellished in traditional Yoruba nostalgia.
Listen to Terry Apala’s “Mushin” below.
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