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Friday 4 February 2022

MUSIC: Adekunle Gold releases brand-new album 'Catch Me If You Can', ft brand new collabs with Ty Dolla $ign, Stefflon Don, Fousheé + more



“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

 Hot on the heels of the release of his brand-new single ‘MERCY’, the ever popular Afropop sensation Adekunle Gold today releases his highly-anticipated, new album ‘Catch Me If You Can’ (out now on Afro Urban Records via Platoon).

Seeing Adekunle Gold triumphantly celebrating his evolution into a fully-fledged, international Afropop superstar, taking control of his journey and not allowing anything to dim his light, the 14-track project features brand-new collaborations with an array of world-class talent including Ty Dolla $ign, Stefflon Don, Fatoumata Diawara and Fousheé along with his latest single ‘MERCY’ and last year’s hit singles ‘It Is What It Is’, ‘Sinner’ ft Lucky Daye and ‘High’ ft Davido.

Set to take the music world by storm with stellar production from the likes of Blaise Beatz, Tay Iwar, Spax, Pheelz and Bigfish, the new album showcases more of Adekunle Gold’s signature, one of a kind combination of addictive melodies and razor sharp lyricism that has earned him a legion of fans across the world and 100s of millions of global streams.

Speaking on the new album ‘Catch Me If You Can’, Adekunle Gold said:

“Never seen a greater miracle than myself. My 4th album ‘Catch Me If You Can’ is out now worldwide and it’s the best project I have ever made. Now I don taste freedom, no stopping me!

I hope you take your time to listen with ease. It’s a chapter of the whole book. Thank you and enjoy. #cmiyc.”

One of the most recognisable and exciting pioneers of the Afropop genre, currently dominating airwaves across the globe – mixing Afrobeat with Pop, Hip-Hop and R&B influences, Adekunle Gold is one of the most elegant and innovative artists to come out of Africa. With the arrival of his brand new album, fans can expect more of an insight into Adekunle Gold’s personality – stylish, timeless and ground-breaking. 

 Catch Me If You Can’ tracklist
  1. ‘Born Again’ feat. Fatoumata Diawara 
  2. ‘Win’
  3. ‘Mase Mi’
  4. ‘One Woman’ feat. Ty Dolla $ign
  5. ‘Mercy’
  6. ‘More Than Enough’
  7. ‘Sinner ‘feat. Lucky Daye
  8. ‘Fye’ feat. Stefflon Don 
  9. ‘Sleep’
  10. ‘High\ feat. Davido 
  11. ‘Dior, Dior, Dior’ feat. Fousheé 
  12. ‘It Is What It Is’
  13. ‘Selah’
  14. ‘Catch Me If You Can’
About Adekunle Gold

Adekunle Gold is a Nigerian born and bred singer-songwriter based between Lagos, Nigeria, and Los Angeles. 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 its release, Adekunle was contacted by one of Africa's biggest acts, Olamide, to join his music imprint for two years.

Since then, Adekunle has released 4 albums: Gold (debuting at #7 on the Billboard World Albums Chart), About 30 (shortlisted for the GRAMMY® Best World Album), Afro Pop Vol 1 -which has amassed a staggering 228 million plus streams and spawned the global hit records ‘Okay’ and ‘Something Different’ - and now ‘Catch Me If You Can’.

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