Few days after winning Best Reggae Video of The Year at the just concluded Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) with the artistic NAWTI video, multiple awards winning artiste, Olumide Adegbulu popularly known as Olu Maintain has released two new songs featuring two popular America artistes, Olivia and Fatman Scoop.
Olu indeed had an eventful 2012. His last single, NAWTI was one of the most popular songs of 2012. The song won him several awards including Best Video of The Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in New-York and Best Reggae/Dancehall Video of the year at Nigeria Music Video Awards. And now, Olu is sure ready for greater exploits in 2013 with the release of two songs in the beginning of 2013.
The two songs are titled Hypnotize and Oya Dancia. Hypnotize is a well crafted melodious song with well arranged strings and horns that will mesmerize first listeners. The smooth vocal delivery of Olu and Olivia on the song makes it a classic collaboration and one of the songs that will rule the airwaves in 2013. Oya Dancia is a party starter and definitely one of the songs to rule the parties in 2013. The DJs definitely can’t resist the influenece of Fatman Scoop on the song.
With these new songs, Olu is sure ready to start his career in 2013 on a very high note. Speaking concerning the new songs, Olu said it is high time he dropped something new. “It is a public knowledge that NAWTI was well accepted and even till now, the song is still in hot demand. I’ve been getting lots of calls and messages from friends and fans asking me when am I releasing my next singles and I thank them all for the love. The two songs I’m releasing now are part of the songs on my album titled Choosen One and I’m very sure lots of people will enjoy it as much as they enjoyed NAWTI. It is better way to start 2013”.
A day after winning NMVA Best Reggae Video of the Year in Lagos on December 20, 2012, Olu Maintain made an appearance at the EME Baddest Concert on December 21. While performing Big Boy with Banky W, a song originally written by eLDee Da Don featuring both artistes, the crowd went wild for Olu and eventually requested that he performed Nawti. The performance of Nawti was described by all as one of the major high points of the evening. Being the first major performance of the song since its release, the crowd, especially the ladies took out time to dance to the melodious rhythm of the song. And being a versatile artiste, Olu didn’t fail to impress with his stage craft.