Dice Ailes has mastered the art of making feel-good Afropop music that can bring any dancefloor to life. Last year, he shared his collaboration with Olamide, “Pim Pim” which felt fated to be the lead single to usher in his debut project. But while the speculations about the project are yet to be clarified, he has resumed the new year by giving fans yet another anthem for the dancefloor, “Money Dance”.
“I roll with plenty bullion vans/ Your girl want me, I no give am chance,” he sings softly over the laidback Afropop instrumentals produced with a mellow rhythm. The song finds Dice Ailes twirling around hedonistic reflections on his success as he channels a rap-like swagger that allows his deadpan, detached melodies to sound cool as he mocks his opposition; “You can never do the money dance.” “Money Dance” is a strategic attempt to harness the power TikTok holds in flipping songs into internet sensations, more than fitting for Dice Ailes, who certainly has the charisma to make the dance challenge a viral success.
Released via TMM Entertainment/Sony Music Entertainment West Africa, “Money Dance” is Dice Ailes’ debut drop since he announced that he’s joining acts like DJ Khaled, J Hus and Young T & Bugsey under Black Butter Records’ management. This partnership is likely to be a lucrative one for Dice Ailes, and hopefully will result in more consistent music – and maybe even that debut album at last.
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