Johnny Drille says he will be putting out a deluxe edition of his ‘Before We Fall Asleep (BWFA)’ album.


The alternative singer, who released the original version of the album last September, spoke about the latest edition in a chat with HipTV.

Drille also hinted at forthcoming collaborations, his ‘BWFA’ deluxe, and an acoustic version of the body of work.

“There’s a deluxe version coming up that has more surprises. It’s different from any project out there. There’s an acoustic version but we’ll see. Collaborations, there’s so much I want to talk about but can’t really say,” he said.


Re-defining his genre of music, Drille added: “The genre I perform is tricky, especially here because we tend to lump a lot of genres into one that we call alternative. But, at my core, I’m a folk singer.

“Here, it’s called alternative. There’s a lot of fusion and, to be honest, genres are blurring a lot. In fact, what we currently call Afrobeats is kinda like R&B. The fusion happening makes genre classification a bit more tricky.”

Drille started his journey in the music industry after he participated as a contestant in the sixth season of Project Fame West Africa in 2013.


In 2015, he came through with a cover of ‘Awww’ by Dija, Nigerian singer, who later turned into a label mate.

His sound caught the attention of Don Jazzy, Mavin Records boss, and he signed with the foremost label in 2017.

The 31-year-old singer has since released numerous singles that turned out to be successful with massive reception.


Copyright 2024 TheCable. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from TheCable.

Follow us on twitter @Thecablestyle