“The Nigerian singer has arguably the most purely beautiful voice in the Afrobeats scene. He puts his smooth yet earthy tones to seductive use here, with a swaying, deceptively simple chorus.” – THE GUARDIAN
“Adekunle Gold is back with another laid-back, body-swaying single.” – BILLBOARD
“His new single sounds like a victory lap.” – THE FACE
Nigerian Afropop sensation Adekunle Gold has dropped a special, live performance of his brand new single - and follow-up to the addictive ‘It Is What it Is’ – ‘Sinner’ which features the soulful, US R&B singer Lucky Daye. The performance was recently captured at Paramount Ameraycan Studios in Los Angeles for the song that is inspired by the tragic story of King David and Bathsheba, The sublime, Marcel Akunwata-produced single is taken from Adekunle Gold’s upcoming album which is due early autumn (via Platoon).
Released on Friday alongside the stunning single artwork featuring his wife, Afropop star Simi, ‘Sinner’ has already amassed well over 2 million streams.
One of the most recognizable and exciting pioneers of the Afropop genre - currently dominating airwaves across the globe - mixing Afrobeat and Pop music, Gold is one of the most elegant artists to come out of Africa.
On his new single Gold said:
“Weirdly, I was thinking about King David and Bathsheba’s sexcapade and thought it’d make a beautiful song.”
A movement that represents the breadth of natural beauty and dignity of the Black experience in music, art, and style, ‘Sinner’ is the second cut from the forthcoming album which reflects Gold’s personality – stylish, timeless, and groundbreaking.
About Adekunle Gold
Adekunle Gold is a Nigerian born and bred singer-songwriter based between Lagos, Nigeria, and Los Angeles, CA. He gained recognition from his very first release, "Sade," a love song which sampled instrumentals from One Direction's ‘Story of My Life’. Just two weeks after the release of ‘Sade’on Adekunle was contacted by one of Africa's biggest acts, Olamide, to join his music imprint for two years.