“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
Following the release of his highly-celebrated new album ‘Catch Me If You Can’ earlier this year, the ever popular, international Afropop sensation Adekunle Gold today unveils the sunny, breathtaking visual for his single ‘One Woman’ ft the award-winning US Hip-Hop and R&B artist Ty Dolla $ign.
Highlighting Adekunle Gold’s unparalleled musicality and style credentials and his triumphant evolution into a fully-fledged, global music superstar and fashion icon, the eye-catching visual – which was directed by the Ghanaian photographer and visual artist Mike Amofah and shot at the Flamingo Estate in LA – also features a cameo from top model and Armani Beauty spokesperson Madisin Rian.
The Blaise Beatz-produced single is taken from Adekunle Gold’s brand new album ‘Catch Me If You Can’ and features alongside new collaborations with an array of world-class talent including Stefflon Don, Fatoumata Diawara and Fousheé and the hit singles ‘It Is What It Is’, ‘Sinner’ ft Lucky Daye, ‘High’ ft Davido and ‘Mercy’.
Already taking the music world by storm with a staggering 207 million streams since its release and stellar production from the likes of 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.
One of the most recognisable and exciting pioneers of the vibrant 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 new album and his recently announced 19-city US and Canada ‘Catch Me If You Can’ tour dates commencing on June 2nd in Boston, fans can experience more of an insight into Adekunle Gold’s personality – stylish, timeless and ground-breaking.
‘Catch Me If You Can’ tracklist
‘Born Again’ feat. Fatoumata Diawara
‘One Woman’ feat. Ty Dolla $ign
‘More Than Enough’
‘Sinner ‘feat. Lucky Daye
‘Fye’ feat. Stefflon Don
‘High\ feat. Davido
‘Dior, Dior, Dior’ feat. Fousheé
‘It Is What It Is’
‘Catch Me If You Can’
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN TOUR DATES:
Thu Jun 02 – Boston, MA – Big Night Live
Fri Jun 03 – New York, NY – Apollo Theater
Sun Jun 05 – Montreal, QUE – Corona Theatre
Mon Jun 06 – Philadelphia, PA – The Theatre of Living Arts
Wed Jun 08 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring
Thu Jun 09 – Cleveland, OH – The Cambridge Room at House of Blues
Fri Jun 10 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House
Sun Jun 12 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
Tue Jun 14 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
Thu Jun 16 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
Fri Jun 17 – Dallas, TX – Echo Lounge & Music Hall
Sun Jun 19 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Tue Jun 21 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
Thu Jun 30 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
Fri Jul 01 – Los Angeles, CA – Regent Theater
Sat Jul 02 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
Mon Jul 04 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
Tue Jul 05 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
Fri Jul 08 – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
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’.