Nigeria’s vibrant music scene continues to produce talented artists who are making waves both locally and internationally. One of such rising stars is Bank Alat, an Afrobeat artist who has recently released his highly anticipated EP titled “Before Fame.” With a tracklist comprising five captivating songs, including “Intro”, “Allelu,” “God,” “Soap” featuring Magnito, “She Tell Me Say” and “Young and Tired,”.
- “Intro”: The EP kicks off with the aptly named “Intro,” setting the tone for what’s to come. Bank Alat used a fans message to grabs the listener’s attention from the very beginning, with an energetic and catchy intro that seamlessly transitions into the rest of the EP. This track serves as an exciting introduction to Bank Alat’s unique sound and paves the way for the subsequent songs.
- “Allelu”: “Allelu” brings a contagious energy to the EP, showcasing Bank Alat’s ability to fuse Afrobeat rhythms with catchy melodies. The track is a celebration of life, resilience and gratitude, with lyrics that inspire listeners to keep pushing forward in the face of challenges. Bank Alat’s smooth vocals and the vibrant production make “Allelu” a standout track that is sure to get people moving.
- “God”: With “God,” Bank Alat delves into themes of faith and spirituality. The song explores the artist’s personal connection with a higher power and the role that faith plays in his journey. Bank Alat’s introspective lyrics combined with the beat create a soulful and uplifting experience for listeners. “God” showcases Bank Alat’s versatility as an artist, as he effortlessly navigates between introspection and groovy rhythms.
- “Soap” (feat. Magnito): Bank Alat teams up with talented rapper Magnito on “Soap,” adding an extra layer of dynamism to the EP. The collaboration brings a refreshing blend of Bank Alat’s Afrobeat style and Magnito’s rap prowess. “Soap” is a captivating track that tackles societal issues with thought-provoking lyrics and a catchy chorus that will have listeners singing along.
- “She Tell Me Say”: Before Fame also features the enchanting track “She Tell Me Say,” which showcases Bank Alat’s storytelling abilities. “She Tell Me Say” is a heartfelt and relatable ballad that adds depth to the EP.
- “Young and Tired”: Closing the EP is “Young and Tired,” a reflective and introspective track that explores the challenges and aspirations of the younger generation of artists. Bank Alat’s introspective lyrics combined with the mellow yet groovy production create a poignant and relatable experience for listeners. The song serves as a reminder that despite the obstacles faced, the youth are determined to pursue their dreams.