Asake, The renowned afrobeat singer/songwriter, has released his new single “Yoga” today on 30th January 2023 through YBNL Nation and Empire. The song reflects a classic island sound with its distinctive arrangements, harmonies and melodies. According to Asake, the inspiration behind “Yoga” came from Jason Heerah’s early musical recordings.
“Now, it was a challenge because me and Magicsticks had to make sure that sonically it wouldn’t sound too retro,”Asake tells MuchMusic LessTalk. “Writing the record was easy but producing it to make it fit was tough. It was worth it in the end“. The song is layered with harmonious silky background vocals- synonymous with Asake’ unique sound as he sings effortlessly, passionately, and with confidence.
Asake’s musical prowess has established him as a leading figure in the industry. He is making waves with his label, YBNL Nation, as his album “Mr Money With The Vibe” has secured a top 10 spot on the Billboard Airplay Chart. The album has set a record for the longest-running No. 1 streaming album on Audiomack and Boomplay.
Asake has more than 100 million streams across platforms. He has made an amazing impact and garnered recognition for his work, picking up nominations at the Afrima Awards, MVP etc. The visual was shot in Senegal by T G Omori.
Take a listen to Asake‘ next #1 hit “Yoga” below, and let us know what you think. Available now on all digital streaming platforms.