Nigerian Afro-pop sensation Asake unleashed his first single of 2023, “Yoga.” The song, mainly sung in Yoruba, shares a message of harmony and peace, as Asake sings about minding his own business and protecting his peace so that no one can disrupt it. The spirited music video, directed by renowned cinematographer TG Omori and shot in Dakar, Senegal, showcases bright imagery and further highlights the song’s message.
Asake ascended to supremacy in 2020 with the release of “Lady,” an upbeat and lively song that quickly became a hit. Over the next two years, he kept building on his win with additional releases, including “Mr. Money” and the admiringly successful collaboration with Olamide, “Omo Ope.”
Throughout his music career, Asake has drawn motivation from street-hop influencers like DaGrin, Lord Of Ajasa, and Olamide, blending their craft into his melody. In “Yoga,” Asake combines his signature mix of Fuji music and spiritual assertions, producing a distinctive sound that has earned him a place on countless music charts.
After the release of “Lady,” Asake went on to release a mini project entitled “Ololade Asake EP,” which combined Yoruba gospel and fuji influences on vibrant beats to reminisce on his journey and show divine gratitude. The EP was a crucial success and was followed up by Asake’s debut album, “Mr. Money With The Vibe.” The album, which features Russ and Burna Boy, consists of 12 songs and contains hit singles like “Sungba” (Remix), “Peace Be Unto You,” and “Terminator.”
With the release of “Yoga,” Asake resumes his 2022 dominance as one of Nigeria’s most distinguished and prosperous musicians. The song’s message of peace and its rich music video are sure to catch audiences’ attention in Nigeria and around the world, solidifying Asake’s position as one of the greatest singers in Afro-pop music.
Whether you’re a lover of Asake’s music or just looking for a fresh and thrilling artist to discover, “Yoga” is a must-listen for anyone who treasures Afrobeats and Yoruba-influenced music. So be sure to check it out on all major streaming media, and get ready to be thrilled to a world of spirited rhythms and uplifting messages.