On August 30, 2023, Ruger shared the exciting news with his fans, revealing that the album features a total of seventeen songs, including collaborations with notable artists such as Stefflon Don, Sauti Sol, Govana, Projexx, and Jugglerz. The talented producer Kukbeatz has contributed significantly to the album, showcasing his exceptional skills on multiple tracks. Fans of Ruger are eagerly anticipating the release of this album and can’t wait to enjoy the incredible music he has produced.
The album “Ru the World” will be released on September 1, 2023, featuring 17 tracks, including the previously released hits “Kristy”, “Asiwaju”, “Red Flags”, “Bun Bun” featuring Jugglerz, and “Jonzing Boy”. The released tracklist is set as follows,
- I Want Peace
- Addiction ft. Stefflon Don
- All My Days ft. Sauti Sol
- Likely ft. Govana
- Dear Ex
- Island Girl ft. Projexx
- Red Flags
- Jonzing Boy
- Bun Bun
- Holy Ground
Ruger became popular in the Nigerian music industry following the success of his hit song “Bounce”. He was discovered by the renowned musician and performer D’Prince in 2021 and subsequently signed a recording contract with Jonzing World. “Bounce” has been a significant hit, garnering over 52 million streams on YouTube and reaching the number one spot on the Apple Music Nigeria charts.
The impressive progress made by Ruger is evident in his three prior works, as they showcase his hard work and dedication. His debut EP, Pandemic, released on March 4, 2021, garnered significant success and was awarded Platinum certification in Sub-Saharan Africa. The track “Bounce” was particularly noteworthy and highly acclaimed. Following this success, Ruger released his second EP, The Second Wave, which further solidified his musical talent with the hit song “Dior.” In recognition of his achievements, Ruger received nominations in seven categories at the AFFRIMA awards in 2021.
It is without a doubt that Ruger’s fans are eagerly awaiting his next release. He aims to deliver high-quality music, and many hope that he succeeds.