Asake Unleashes Second Album ‘Work of Art’
Written by maxfmeditor3 on June 16, 2023
A Masterpiece of Musical Brilliance
In a remarkable display of talent and creativity, Nigerian superstar Asake has officially dropped his highly anticipated sophomore album titled ‘Work of Art’. This sensational 14-track album, released under the YBNL Nation/EMPIRE label, is set to captivate audiences and solidify Asake’s position as a rising star in the music industry.
The album features a collection of previously released hit singles such as ‘2:30’ and ‘Yoga’, as well as the latest chart-topper ‘Amapiano’, which includes a remarkable collaboration with the renowned artist Olamide. Each track offers a unique blend of captivating melodies, infectious beats, and thought-provoking lyrics that showcase Asake’s exceptional artistry.
With over 1.75 billion streams and counting, Asake has already achieved significant milestones in his career. The release of ‘Work of Art’ marks an exciting new chapter for the breakout superstar, further cementing his status as one of Nigeria’s most promising musical talents.
One of the notable aspects of the album is the exceptional production quality. Asake has collaborated with a range of talented producers, including his frequent creative partner Magicsticks and acclaimed Nigerian producer BlaiseBeatz. Their combined efforts have resulted in a sonically rich and diverse album that seamlessly blends different genres and musical influences.
Throughout the album rollout, Asake has treated fans to a visual feast with a series of cinematic music videos. From the vibrant streets of Lagos in ‘Amapiano’ to the picturesque landscapes of Senegal in ‘Yoga’, and the captivating backdrop of Los Angeles in ‘2:30’, Asake’s visuals complement the music and elevate the overall experience for listeners.
The timing of the album release couldn’t be more perfect. Asake has recently garnered international recognition, earning his first-ever BET Awards nomination for Viewers Choice: Best International Act. This esteemed nomination is a testament to his growing global appeal and positions him as one of Africa’s most promising talents.
‘Work of Art’ serves as the highly anticipated follow-up to Asake’s debut album, ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’, which made waves in the music industry upon its release. The record-breaking debut album reached the pinnacle of success, securing the #1 spot on Apple Music charts in over 30 countries, including the UK, Nigeria, Ireland, Ghana, and more. Asake’s remarkable achievement as the first African artist to claim the #1 spot on the UK Apple Music albums chart further solidifies his status as a trailblazer.
As the album continues to make waves across the globe, ‘Work of Art’ has already amassed an impressive 780 million streams worldwide, showcasing the immense popularity and impact of Asake’s music.
With ‘Work of Art’, Asake has undoubtedly delivered a masterpiece that showcases his artistic growth, musical prowess, and undeniable star power. The album’s compelling blend of infectious rhythms, heartfelt lyrics, and captivating melodies is a testament to Asake’s dedication to his craft and his commitment to creating timeless music.
As fans and music enthusiasts immerse themselves in the sonic journey that ‘Work of Art’ offers, it becomes evident that Asake has not only solidified his position in the industry but has also set the stage for an even more promising future. With his unique sound and undeniable talent, Asake is a force to be reckoned with, and his music is bound to leave a lasting impact on the global music scene.