This is a scribble that illustrates why Runtown is one of the Nigerian artistes with unforgettable hits.
With carefully crafted reasons, Mp3bullet.ng explains why Runtown is one of the Nigerian artistes with unforgettable hits.
Douglas Jack Agu, identified with the name Runtown is one of Nigeria’s talented vocalists who has been one of the hottest promoters of the industry.
He is a blessed singer and songwriter, whose style of delivery ranges from Afrobeat, Afropop, R&B, and Reggae. Adding to these amazing qualities, he is also a phenomenal producer.
Descending to when the music star came into the spotlight in 2014 under the Penthauz imprint, he took the bull by its horn with “Gallardo” feat. Davido.
The groove shot him to the stars and soon, Boom!!! He was already in the discussion of the Next Rated Headies category.
Respectively, this same tune won the “Best Collaboration of the Year” at the 2014 edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
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Off this project, consists of his debut single as revealed earlier, then a major track that would never be forgotten, “Bend Down Pause” feat. Wizkid, and Walshy Fire.
Bend Down Pause is the 11th track off the project: a rendition of reggae and Afrobeat-infused vibe.
Forging ahead, Runtown ceased the world by surprise with his 2016 evergreen single, “Mad Over You.”
Unlike every other single, this one hit differently. It was a soft makeup of Ballad, R&B, and Highlife produced by Del B.
The song currently has a staggering 127million plus streams on YouTube as it emerges as Runtown’s highest views so far.
Not forgetting the Headies nominations and international recognitions the song bagged. More importantly, the positivity and strong influence it generated for the Nigerian music industry.
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Then, in 2017, Runtown joined forces with South African rap smith, Nasty C for one of the most loved songs from the very first Coke Studio Africa sessions titled, Said.
It was a smooth combination of hip-hop and Afrobeat performance. The tune which sees the duo narrate their ordeals before fame has become one of the hottest inspirational songs from Runtown.
Still, in 2017, Runtown gave us another unforgettable hit dubbed, “For Life.”
Moreso, the banger was so loved that it found its way into Runtown’s Soundgod Fest Vol. 1 studio album of 2018.
Lastly, the singer rounded it up with a colourful video, which currently records over 60 million streams on YouTube.