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“Enjoy Your Life” is the tentative title of Lady
“I think my music now as I’m evolving is a lot about identity. And being able to show people that there is pride in identity.” Donli recently told Indie Mag. First introduced to us as the soul/jazz influenced poster girl for the much-vaunted alte scene, Lady
The bassline is reminiscent of 90s Nigerian pop, the production of the late OJB Jezreel and icons like Trybesmen and the mainstays of the Kennis Music era. Donli borrows a leaf from the latter bunch – her lyrics are easy and relatable, sung with no frills in unhindered pidgin.
In this year of seminal debuts like Santi’s “Mandy & The Jungle”, and more breakout stars like Rema, Fireboy and Oxlade, “Comforter” is a teaser that suggests Donli is looking to make as big a statement as possible. The song is as suited for an evening joyride with your real-life comforter as it is on the opening half of your Friday night playlist.
Listen to Lady Donli’s “Comforter” here.