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Phyno teams up with Tekno for brand new single “Full Current” | The Guardian Nigeria News

By guardian life

July 29, 2022 | 12:28

Less than a year after releasing his critically acclaimed fourth studio album Something To Live For, which amassed over 30 million plays online, award-winning Nigerian artist, songwriter and producer PHYNO is back. with a brand new single titled ‘FULL CURRENT (That’s My Baby)’ featuring Nigerian Afropop royalty TEKNO, whose latest single ‘Buga’ featuring Kizz Daniel is…

Less than a year after the release of her critically acclaimed fourth studio album something to live forwhich has amassed over 30 million plays online, award-winning Nigerian artist, songwriter and producer PHYNO is back with a brand new single titled “FULL CURRENT (that’s my baby)” featuring royalty Nigerian afropop TEKNO, whose latest single “Buga” featuring Kizz Daniel is fast becoming one of the biggest afrobeats songs of 2022, with over 100 million streams online.

Produced by rising hitmaker Yung Willis (Kizz Daniel, BNXN, Falz), “Full Current (That’s My Baby)” is a gripping track of global musical fusion, weaving together afrorap and afrobeats, which sees Phyno go lyrical in English and in his native Igbo. tongues about treating his wife like the queen she is. The track is underpinned by an infectious musical backdrop built around lush Amapiano instrumentation and signature Afrobeats sensibilities, and driven by Phyno’s sharp flow and lyricism, and Tekno’s masterful vocal delivery and addictive melodies. .

Speaking of the inspiration behind ‘Full Current’, Phyno says, “the song was inspired by the need for us to treat women like the queens they are and for us to hold our women in the highest regard. The track is about how far I will go to treat my wife like a queen and also how much I will spoil her with the best things in life. If you’re going to go for a lady, go with “full current” as the title of the song suggests. Tekno and I were in the studio with Willis, when he played that beat, and within 10 minutes Tekno had a hook for it – we recorded the track that night”.

Revered as one of the pioneers of indigenous music in Africa, who inspired countless artists across the continent to embrace recording in their native language, Phyno celebrates a decade at the pinnacle of Nigerian music this year, marking ten years since his classic single “Ghost”. Fashion’. The award-winning artist and producer now has four acclaimed albums under his belt, accolades from the MTV Africa Music Awards and the Headies, and sold-out tours around the world, while holding the record for headlining the best-selling concert series in Nigeria, PhynoFest.

“Full Current (That’s My Baby”) is Phyno’s first official single of the year, following last year’s critically acclaimed and highly acclaimed “Something To Live For” album.