HanuJay x Mayorkun – Insane

HanuJay Mayorkun Insane
HanuJay Mayorkun Insane

and DMW star Mayorkun have collaborated for “Insane,” the first single off ’s forthcoming EP Wow, {Can I Blow Your Mind}. The mid-tempo production made by ‘Sally’ features affectionate verses from both artists, who croon lines like “the way you dancing, the way you smiling\ girl, it’s bursting my brain\ Hallelujah, I’m saved\ girl, you driving me insane.”

has been coming for a while. Since 2018, the prolific musician has released songs cut from everyday Nigerian life, evoking the pleasures of a public moment shared with friends and some alcohol. Last year, scored his break by appearing alongside DJ Consequence on “Uber,” a creeping record which became a standout from Vibes From the Future, earning an unforgettable video and consolidating ’s position as a talent to be looked out for.

Media publications took note of Hanu Jay, whose music is a cross between the propelling rhythms of Burna Boy, the indigenous flavour of and, though not immediately obvious, Michael Jackson was ’s first hero, and the disco-inspired moments in Wow offers a nod to the “Thriller” star. The youth-centered media platform MoreBranches described his music as a conduit for “a universal truth: that life is for the living.” Popular music website Tooxclusive opted for “unconventional melodies” while Culture Custodian, in a succinct profile noted ’s “zeal for daring aesthetics.”

Wow, Can I Blow Your Mind is a breezy listen, bringing ’s musicianship to the fore, while a number of accompanying materials, from the galactic production to awe-inspiring skits, rally closely alongside him. A&Red by experienced music executive “Gbemi Ereku”, – The result is a project that feels like a familiar hug, while simultaneously pulling the listener to experience something fresh.

This brilliant collaboration with Mayorkun is only the first taste of the package, from which we’ll be hearing more in the weeks to come.

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