On Today’s Throwback edition, we would be looking at 10 times Adekunle Gold made magic on songs he was featured on.
When it comes to releasing hit songs, Adekunle Gold can never be found lacking. He might not be top five in the music industry but his influence is hard to deny.
His songs aren’t the only time he delivers, even on collaborations, Adekunle knows how to step up and carry his weight.
One good thing about his collaborations is his ease of finding balance with his collaborators no matter the genre.
So here are 10 collaborations Adekunle Gold performed exceptionally well;
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Uncle Suru- Jon Ogah ft Simi
After shooting to fame as a fake housemate on Big Brother Naija Season two, Jon Ogah released the remake of his 2014 single, ‘Uncle Suru‘ featuring Adekunle and his wife, Simi.
The song which is an ode to dreamers was inspired by Jon’s late friend named Suru who died in a Boko Haram bomb blast. In his verse, Adekunle explains the challenges that come with trying to be a star in the music industry.
My Love My Baby- Teni
This would come as a surprise to many that this song is a freestyle. However, the lack of proper studio recording doesn’t affect the quality of Adekunle and Teni’s delivery and chemistry.
My Love- DJ Tunez
Before their collaboration on ‘Pami‘, DJ Tunez and Adekunle Gold had collaborated on ‘My Love”. The dancehall record was DJ Tunez first single in 2017, produced by Del’B.
Gold brings in Happiness, Love moments, Beauty and Perfection on this tune. His delivery and enchanting lyrics hook its listeners.
“Toxic” has Reminisce handling the verses and Adekunle Gold take care of the chorus and hook. The record talks about poisonous love relationships, Relationship that brings nothing but hurts and can end deadly.
The song is a fusion of Hip-Hop and Afropop with heavy bass produced by Sess (theprblm).
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Love me- Aramide
Talented vocalist, Aramide and Adekunle Gold showcase chemistry on the romantic ballad, “Love Me”.
Agoro- Juls, Bisa Kdei
Juls is a talented producer from Ghana and he features fellow Ghana artiste, Bisa Kdei and Adekunle Gold on ‘Agoro‘ released in 2018.
The song is made up of a Highlife beat with melodious tunes produced from a Guitar. Adekunle expertly handles most of the verse and chorus.
Pami- DJ Tunez ft Wizkid, Omah Lay
A collaboration featuring Wizkid, Omah Lay and Adekunle Gold would have never been thought possible until DJ Tunez made it so in 2020.
The harmony, melody and groovy nature of the song makes it hard for listeners to pick a favourite verse. Every verse blends so well, it sounds like one artist sang it all.
Lil Kesh- Life of a star
‘Life of a Star‘ is the 15th track off Lil Kesh’s debut album, YAGI(young and Getting It) released in 2016.
Lil Kesh and Adekunle sing in English, Pidgin and Yoruba on a Country-like beat. Their passion easily made it one of the best songs from the album
Released in 2018, “Happy” is a fusion of Infectious guitar licks, tight horns section, topped off with Moelogo’s and Adekunle’s soulful vocals that draw you in.
The song talks about choosing Happiness no matter the situation and Adekunle in his verse speak on how he has made the choice of Happiness and won’t let anyone ruin it.
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By You- Simi
Adekunle Gold and Simi create magic anytime they collaborate, and ‘By You’ is one of the products of their chemistry.
The song which is off Simi’s “Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol. 1“ album is filled with solemn promises and love declaration from the happy couple.