The music world is abuzz as Nigerian Afrobeat sensation Davido and American rapper Latto have officially released the remix of the chart-topping hit “Unavailable.” The collaboration, which has been one of the most anticipated releases of the year, dropped on Friday, August 18, 2023, and it has already set social media and streaming platforms alight with excitement.
Davido, a titan in the Afrobeat scene, originally featured “Unavailable” on his fourth studio album titled “Timeless.” The album itself was a monumental success, amassing over a billion streams across major platforms. The original track was a collaboration with Musa Keys, and this remix with Latto is poised to elevate the song to new heights.
Latto, an American rapper known for her dynamic flow and lyrical prowess, has been making significant strides in the U.S. music scene. This collaboration marks a significant step in her burgeoning international career, aligning her with one of Africa’s most celebrated artists.
The remix is not merely a reiteration of the original; it is a vibrant and fresh take on the song. Latto’s verses add a new layer of depth and energy, complementing Davido’s melodic Afrobeat rhythms. The fusion of their distinct styles creates a unique sound that is both captivating and infectious.
Social media was set ablaze as both artists used their platforms to tease the collaboration in the days leading up to the release. Davido posted engaging videos, and Latto shared behind-the-scenes glimpses, all of which served to heighten anticipation. Their playful and charismatic interactions, both in the promotional materials and in the song itself, are palpable, showcasing a genuine musical synergy between the two artists.
Adding to the global embrace of “Unavailable,” British songwriter and performer Rita Ora has engaged with the track, participating in a challenge inspired by the song on TikTok. Her involvement, along with that of other international celebrities, underscores the song’s widespread appeal and its potential to become a global anthem.
As “Unavailable” continues to climb charts and dominate playlists, this collaboration between Davido and Latto stands as a testament to the power of cross-cultural musical partnerships and the ever-expanding global influence of Afrobeat music.