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GKBL Releases Lead Single “Bella Makossa” from Upcoming Album

The dynamic duo GKBL, comprised of the extraordinary talents Germaine Kobo and Bella Lawson, is thrilled to announce the release of their latest single “Bella Makossa.” This electrifying track is the lead single from their highly anticipated upcoming album, set to drop later this year.

GKBL is renowned for its unique fusion of afro and futuristic sounds, creating a distinctive afro-futuristic soundscape that blends keyboards, machines, modified guitars, and confident vocals. Their music embodies a chic aesthetic and a touch of Afrofuturism, making them stand out in the contemporary music scene.

On “Bella Makossa,” that signature sound is in full force as the duo tackles themes of emancipation and limitless possibilities. It’s an empowering anthem inviting you to embrace your highest self, demolish any barriers in your way, and expand your horizons without restraint. The Afro influences are prominent throughout the track, with heavy drums that embody the African spirit and an electric guitar that introduces futuristic elements. The production and instrumentation are meticulously crafted, creating a sound that is unique.

At the core, Germaine and Bella’s vocal performances are simply exceptional, perfectly complementing the song’s innovative sound. Their vocals and delivery are seamlessly integrated, enhancing the overall experience of the track.

As torchbearers for “feminine Francophone African electro,” GKBL’s forward-thinking fusion speaks to the world from their creative hub in Marseille, France. They made waves winning the prestigious Prix Musiques d’Ici award in 2018, cementing their status as true originals pushing musical boundaries. And if “Bella Makossa” is any indication, their imminent album release is sure to be a mind-expanding journey into uncharted territory for Afro-futurism.

Stream “Bella Makossa” Below: open.spotify.com/artist/1yggZ

About GKBL: Germaine Kobo and Bella Lawson, known as GKBL, are two unforgettable priestesses of afrofuturism. They are based in Marseille, creating sounds that challenge conventions and invite listeners to embrace new possibilities. Their upcoming album promises to be a groundbreaking release, continuing their tradition of innovation and excellence.

GKBL is renowned for its unique fusion of afro and futuristic sounds, creating a distinctive afro-futuristic soundscape that blends keyboards, machines, modified guitars, and confident vocals. Their music embodies a chic aesthetic and a touch of Afrofuturism, making them stand out in the contemporary music scene.

Their music resonates with a global audience, speaking to the world from their corner in Marseille.

Follow GKBL on social media and stay in touch.

Instagram:@gkbl13 | Facebook: Afrofutur2020 

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