Akachukwu ‘MMZY’ Uche, a Nigerian singer, has come through with ‘Animal’, a video-assisted collaborative single featuring Seun Kuti, an indigenous musician, who doubles as the son to Fela, a late Afrobeat legend.
The single, which was released on Friday alongside its visuals, follows after MMZY’s solo track titled ‘Wilding’.
‘Animal’ is a political satire on Nigeria that fuses MMZY’s lyrical prowess and tunes from Seun with dance moves.
Its video opens with a scene where political figures are seen hurriedly loading bags of cash into the trunk of a car.
Speaking of his music style in a chat with TheCable Lifestyle, MMZY had said: “I’m a versatile artiste. Sometimes you’ll hear me sing in French and other times in English. I do Afro and dancehall. I’m not this one-direction artiste.
“I can switch if I realize a genre is making fans happy; what they want to hear. I sing with the direction of the spirit.
On collaborations, he had also said: “It’s going to be both home and away. I’m going to be working with many names I can’t mention at the moment. Only my management can say when I’m allowed to make that info public.
“I’ll love to work with top global artistes as well: Drake, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, Burna Boy. I hope to have a session with Burna one of these days. I’ll also love to work with Simi. These people are, no doubt, incredibly talented.”
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