The long-awaited moment has finally arrived, and fans are ecstatic as Adekunle Gold unveils his highly expected project: his new album titled, Tequila Ever After. After an impressive and tantalizing pre-release campaign, the package has finally been unwrapped, promising to be an extraordinary addition to Adekunle Gold’s already impressive career. Marking his fifth studio album, Tequila Ever After is poised to be a definitive milestone in his journey as an artist.
Infusing the tracks with therapy-inspired sessions, Adekunle Gold offers listeners a profoundly personal and introspective experience that touches hearts. But Tequila Ever After is not just about Adekunle Gold’s raw emotions; it’s a tapestry woven with a rich tapestry of musical influences that genres. Collaborating with an impressive array of producers and artists, Adekunle Gold masterfully blends the essence of Malian guitar blues, the soulful rhythms of South African soul, the infectious energy of Jamaican dancehall, and the pulsating beats of American pop and hip-hop. This fusion of sounds creates a unique and irresistible vibe, which Adekunle Gold jokingly describes as “Afrobeats Pro Max” – a bigger and better version of his earlier albums.
The album boasts an impressive track list of 18 carefully curated tracks, each offering a distinct and captivating sonic journey. As listeners immerse themselves in the tracks, they are transported to a realm where diverse cultures and musical styles harmoniously coexist.
Adding to the allure of Tequila Ever After are the stellar guest appearances that grace the album. Adekunle Gold has seamlessly woven the talents of artists from various corners of the world into his musical fabric. From the mesmerizing sounds of Malian musician Habib Koite to the soulful vocals of South African sensation Ami Faku, the infectious energy of Nigerian artists Odumodublvk and Zinoleesky, the international flair of Pharrell Williams and Coco Jones, and the collaborations with American artists Khalid and Nile Rodgers, every guest appearance brings a unique flavor to this diverse and dynamic project.
Among the stars shining brightly on Tequila Ever After is Adekunle Gold’s wife and fellow musical virtuoso, Simi. Their joint efforts on the album create a magical and intimate experience for listeners on the 13th track, Look What You Made Me Do, adding an extra layer of depth and emotion to the already captivating collection of songs.
Apparently, Tequila Ever After stands as Adekunle Gold’s most ambitious and diverse project yet, a testament to his growth and evolution as an artist. With each track revealing a new facet of his artistry and an exploration of uncharted musical territories, this album promises to captivate audiences far and wide, leaving a mark on the music scene. As we revel in the magic of Tequila Ever After, we should be reminded once again of Adekunle Gold’s brilliance as a visionary artist, and they eagerly await what the future holds for the singer.
Listen to Tequila Ever After album here.