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Rising Afrobeats act Nonzo drops new single 'TOYO'

August 15th 2022, 6:40:20 pm

Rising Afrobeats talent Nonzo has released a new single he calls TOYO. The single is an hybrid of pop and Nigerian percussions to create a pop delivered in Nonzos heavily charged vocals.

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'TOYO' is Nonzo's first single in about 4 years and it's boldly delivered in the dialect of the people of Calabar, Nigeria. The single echoes the vulnerability of the singer's irate and unapologetic self.

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The catchy chorus translated to mean "I won't forget". The single conveys a depth of emotions as Nonzo opens himself up and expresses his experiences from a period of hiatus - in darkness, absorbing pain, battling depression and at the same time dealing with a loss. These bitter moments have made for a melodious sweet escape as he digs through his emotions to find light again.

Nonzo's vocal texture and melody allows him to turn his pain into a powerful song that will have listeners looking forward to more from the rising star.

STREAM 'TOYO' HERE

Adeayo Adebiyi
Adeayo Adebiyi is a Music Reporter at Pulse.

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