Mr Eazi has launched the lead single from his forthcoming debut album. It’s known as “Legalize” and it arrives with a shocking visible shot in Venice, Italy and directed by Federico Mazzarisi. The music is devoted to Mr Eazi’s associate, Nigerian actress Temi Otedola—to whom he proposed on the set of the music video. Watch it occur within the clip beneath.
“Legalize” was produced by Michael Brun, E Kelly, and Nonso Amadi. “I began the music in Michael Brun’s home on some edibles, freestyling,” Mr Eazi mentioned of the brand new monitor in press supplies. “Later, I went to London and listened to what I’d recorded, and realized what the music was about. I’ve been pondering of asking Temi to marry me for a very long time, so I suppose it was in my unconscious.”
Months later, after Eazi had organized to movie the music video in Venice and acquired an engagement ring, he realized the set can be the proper place to suggest. “I knew it might stand as a totem we all the time will look again on,” he defined. “Nobody on set knew what was going to occur.”
Mr Eazi’s upcoming, as-yet-untitled album follows his prior releases, Life Is Eazi, Vol. 1: From Accra to Lagos and Life Is Eazi, Vol. 2: From Lagos to London. The Nigerian artist considers these tasks mixtapes, and his subsequent launch his first correct studio LP.
Every single from Mr Eazi’s new album will likely be represented visually by uniquely commissioned items from completely different African artists. These items will turn out to be tokens and be shared via specifically curated metaverse and in-person occasions. For “Legalize,” he enlisted Benin painter Patricorel. The singer carried out “Legalize” for the primary time whereas Patricorel painted on a canvas. “What struck me was the truth that he represents love along with his items, however he attracts with skeletons,” Eazi mentioned of Patricorel. “I feel skeletons are our most human, bare type.”
Final 12 months, Mr Eazi issued his One thing Else EP.