Ahead of today’s release of her debut single from her soon-to-be launched album, Gin&Tonic, Kenyan female pop singer, Gin Ideal has opened up about her chemistry with celebrated rapper Naiboi with whom she has collaborated for the song. The Pulse Music Video Awards (PMVA) Female Video of the Year award winner exclusively shared insights of the See Yah video being released today noting that Naiboi had a special place in her musical journey.
“We really had a good time and great chemistry while recording the song and video. When you see See Yah, you know it is a real and honest experience that makes everything effortless. Naiboi is good with melodies and lyrical flow and despite me having been with him in studio before, I was mesmerised by how we blended and executed this project,” Gin Ideal told the Standard Entertainment and Lifestyle.
“He is one of the people in the business who knows about my musical journey because the first time I ever set foot in studio, it was his studio,” she added. Elsewhere, Starboy Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, better known as Wizkid, 30, is the latest face of German sportswear giant, Puma. Breaking the news on his social media with cryptic glossy photograph in the iconic Puma trainers, Wizkid shared this of the collaboration:
“It’s an honour to be the new JD x Puma Suede Classics campaign.” The No Stress superstar has been on the front end of major deals with brands like Tecno, Pepsi, Ciroc, Nike , MTN & more. “Puma is a brand I’ve loved and respected growing up, and so the decision to become an Ambassador felt completely natural.
The Puma Suede is a classic shoe that can be worn by anyone at any age and I think my fans will really connect with that,” said Wiz. The RCA signed artist is soon dropping his third solo album ‘Made in Lagos’ after singles No Stress and Smile featuring H.E.R. “We’re thrilled to have Wizkid as the face of the new Puma x JD Suede campaign,” Puma’s Sportstyle marketing director revealed.
He added that Wiz represents the global face of the brand and it’s a great fit.
“A truly innovative and exciting artist in the music scene, Wizkid embodies the passion and hustle we look for in someone to represent Puma and we look forward to working with him for the AW20 season.”