Afrobeat sensation and YBNL star, Ahmed Ololade, popularly known as Asake, has once again captured media attention with the announcement of the release date for his highly anticipated second studio album.
Titled ‘Art of Work,’ this remarkable album is set to hit the airwaves on June 16. Despite its impending release, Asake has already treated fans to the album’s lead single, ‘Amapiano.’
On May 24, the talented artist surprised fans by dropping the scintillating track ‘Amapiano,’ featuring his label boss, Olamide. The infectious vibe of the song has quickly propelled it to the top of the Nigerian Apple Music chart, surpassing even Lil Durk and J Cole’s ‘All My Life.’
‘Art of Work’ boasts an impressive lineup of tracks, including Asake’s previously released hits like ‘Yoga’ and ‘2:30.’
Asake’s musical prowess and influence are clearly evident as his unreleased album garnered an immense number of streams, propelling it to the second spot on the Nigerian Apple Music charts.
This accomplishment showcases yet another facet of Asake’s ever-evolving talent, effortlessly exploring new dimensions since his debut.
With fans worldwide eagerly anticipating the release, the energy surrounding Asake’s musical offerings continues to grow. Audiences are eager to uncover the musical treasures that lie within ‘Art of Work’ after being captivated by the chart-topping ‘Amapiano,’ featuring the iconic Olamide.
In just a year, Asake has solidified his status as the future of Afrobeat. Seamlessly blending the Afrobeat Fuji genre with hints of Amapiano, he has taken his unique sound across the globe, consistently impressing audiences with his extraordinary abilities.