Magixx undoubtedly made a solid statement with the self-titled EP ‘Magixx’
Activated unto the public eye on the night of the 23rd of September, his self-titled EP Magixx was promptly launched by midnight and shows his versatile flows show his prowess for mixing elements.
Born Alexander Adelabu, with Magixx, we have yet gotten another Gen Z star in the offing as the singer is a 23-year-old native of Ekiti state.
Magixx is also a graduate of Mass Communications from the University of Lagos where he must have racked up a loyal fanbase as well as his degree.
In earnest, Magixx is like Rotimi, if the American artist attended the prestigious University of Lagos, and listened to Fuji and Apala. His best trait is his vocal range and his application of it.
It helps him showcase three sides on certain tracks. On ‘Like A Movie,’ he sounds like a Fuji act, an R&B act, and a Caribbean act, at different points in the song.
A favorite of some of our Mino App subscribers, Magixx had been putting music out officially for three years with his first digitally distributed single, Mirror going out in September of 2018 with other songs that see him being featured alongside other artists like Chinko Ekun and more.
Moments where he delivers soundbites like, “I remember when I was so low like the currency,” or “Half a milli for the weed” or “Na person wey dey spend we dey call baller…” add to his reps.
With his sound being depicted by Mavin Records themselves to be a cocktail of sounds fusing Afro elements with a mix of alternative trap ones, we’ve been advised to think of the melodies of Magixx as a mix of Saint Jhn, Kid Cudi, Bryson Tiller, and more.
His sound also bears inflection of the newly refined street hop which has become a fast favorite.
MAVIN must take some credit for their patient investment into artists, before ‘activation.’ Artist development is a core part of artistry that many Nigerian acts visibly lack.
Largely, ‘Love Don’t Cost’ is the best song on this EP. ‘Pati’ and – those pockets on – ‘Like A Movie’ serve to impress attentive music listeners.
As the Nigerian populace comes around to fit Magixx’s sound into their playlist, with his social media follower count growing by the second, it once again becomes apparent that Mavin Record has unlocked the secrets to making music stars of Nigerian talents and Magixx’s melodies is one we’ll be endlessly serenaded.
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Mp3bullet gives the EP 80% (Good) general rating