With only three singles out, Yinka Oshodi has shown a promising knack for turning romantic conflicts into musical journals. After releasing “Options”, addressed to an unappreciative lover, she follows with “Continue”, where she admits her feelings won’t allow her let her lover go.
Though the layers of sweeping synths, percussion, rattling samples and pacy Afropop drums Audio Monkey produces for “Continue” suggest that the story arch on “Options” and “Continue” aren’t lineal, Yinka Oshodi’s emotive vocals pick up right where it left off on “Options”: sultry, vulnerable and warm. But this time —perhaps inspired by the catchy drum riff— she seems more playful, asking “Do You Like To Chacha?/ Papi Can You Move?”.
However, in spite of the alluring grove she embodies, her loving sentiments are dipped in the dark shadow she casts, drawing parallels between her lover’s charm and witchcraft. Singing, “You Got Me Sprung/ I Can’t Explain/ I’m Down For Whatever/ Just Bring It My Way”, her romantic confession are so raw, she lets listeners decide if their love interest deserves all that power.
You can stream Yinka Oshodi’s “Continue” below.
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