The Eagle has landed!!!
The highly anticipated extended player (EP) release, “City of Dreams,” by AbOriginal Music flagship artist, Eclipse, is finally with us; a concise and diverse body of work, spanning a short but oh-so-sweet 9-song track-list, “City of Dreams” is a modern Nigerian Rap and Hip-Hop masterpiece which showcases the artist’s burgeoning talent, and marks his arrival as the standout Hip-Hop act in the Nigerian music industry; a diverse compilation of genres ranging from Rap, R&B, EDM, Trap music and vibrant Afrobeats, and featuring sizzling contributions from talented artists such as M.I Abaga, Eva Alordiah, Ruby Gyang, Demmi Vee, Poe and Evaezi, but with an unmistakable Nigerian Hip-Hop edge, “City of Dreams” is a shining example of contemporary Nigerian Hip-Hop which effortlessly meets international standards and achieves mainstream appeal without sacrificing it’s African origins.
Produced by Eclipse and co-produced by Ray-X, “City of Dreams” ambitiously and successfully covers a range of themes and genres, without losing entertainment value – for a celebration of achievement, fame and success, listen to the chest-thumping “Orijo” or “Salamalekun 2.0“; want sizzling sex appeal and scorching lyrical chemistry? Listen to “Ogini Di“; want socially conscious rhymes aimed at the urban youth, or a reflective soul-bearing affirmation of belief in one’s talents? Check out “Afarawe” and “No Worries“; want tongue-in-cheek humour and witty come-ons? Play “Washerman” and “One More Time” for your boo, and for pure Hip-Hop swag, nothing beats the triumphant (and aptly-named) “Lights Camera Action.” Simply put, “City of Dreams” is a project that stands right up there with the best music out right now, and has one message to deliver: Nigerian Hip-Hop has a new flag-bearer and his name is Eclipse! Are you ready for him? | ENJOY!!!