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Niniola releases sophomore album, ‘Colors and Sounds’

Released through her own Drumroll Records imprint and Naija Review, Nigeria’s Queen of Afro-house music, Niniola (Niniola Apata) has premiered her sophomore album titled “Colours and Sounds”, a project co-produced by musical genius Timbaland, Sarz ( a long time contributor of Niniola’s), Nigerian beatmakers Kel-P and Nonso Amadi, Jamaica’s Teflon Zincfence and Shuffle Muzik, hailing from South Africa.

The Nigerian singer deftly navigates a spectrum of sounds, her distinctive vocals bending and soaring equally over house samples and Afrobeats. The 13-track offering is a vibrant tapestry of global influences, and includes collaborations with US super-producer Timbaland, South African singer and poet Busiswa, Kenyan Afropop group Sauti Sol, British DJ Afro B and more—each of whom adds their signature Colours and Sounds.

 

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With Ninola’s combining of the essence of South Africa’s Amapiano, Jamaican dancehall, and of course, traditional afro-beat elements, she takes consumers on a tour of Africa’s ever-evolving dance music landscape on her dynamic sophomore album. The album boast of singls including Night & Day ft. Nonso Amadi; Innocent (Fagbo); So Serious ft. Sauti Sol; Addicted; Look Like Me; Boda Sodiq; Oh Sharp ft. Busiswa; Skit ft. Timbaland; Fire ft. Timbaland; etc.

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