Nigerian singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, Phillip Kayode Moses, popularly known as Pheelz, has made a triumphant return with his latest single, “YOLO”. This exhilarating track, produced by Pheelz himself, is bursting with energy and infectious beats, showcasing his prowess as an artist and producer.
The song “YOLO”, an acronym for “You Only Live Once”, encapsulates the essence of living life to the fullest. It is a vibrant and dynamic sound that captures the essence of Pheelz’s musical vision and exhibits his ability to create captivating compositions. The track exudes a vibrant and infectious vibe that is sure to get listeners on their feet, ready to dance and immerse themselves in the pulsating rhythm.
The song’s feel-good quality is reflected in its accompanying video, which finds Pheelz enjoying the simple pleasures of life — bus rides, blowup pools, and nighttime drives — with his friends. The video, directed by Olu the Wave, is a fun visual representation of the track, showcasing everyday people staying cool in the heat by swimming, and others showing off their flexibility on local transportation.
Pheelz’s creative genius shines through in “YOLO” as he effortlessly combines vibrant instrumentals with his unique vocal style, resulting in a high-energy composition that leaves no room for dull moments. The lyrics of “YOLO” resonate with a sense of unabashed enjoyment and a celebration of life’s pleasures.
The release of “YOLO” adds yet another feather to Pheelz’s already illustrious cap. Known for his work with numerous top-tier artists, Pheelz has earned a stellar reputation for his production skills and musical versatility. With “YOLO,” he steps into the spotlight as an artist in his own right, solidifying his status as a multifaceted talent who can captivate audiences both behind the scenes and on centre stage.
“YOLO” comes after the release of his 8-track extended play, “Pheelz Good”, which has already amassed more than 100 million combined streams and was met with decent reviews from fans and critics alike. The EP boasts features from Davido (“Electricity”) and BNXN (“Finesse”) and deftly blends Afrobeats bangers with songs rooted in melodic R&B.
In the latest news, Pheelz was recently named “Artist To Watch” in 2023 by Pandora and Amazon Music. He also made his US television debut with a performance on NBC’s Late Show with Seth Meyers and was the first Afrobeats Artist to Perform at the BET Awards Pre-Show, where he earned a 2022 nomination for Best New International Act. This further solidifies his position as a force to be reckoned with in the Nigerian music space and beyond.