AKA recently dropped his new EP titled Bhovamania. Judging from the reactions from social media users who have listened to the project, it is definitely a hit.
The 13-track EP is currently on high rotation on radio stations across the country and is also doing well in terms of online streams. AKA recently took to social media to let his fans know that he's going to brag when the EP reaches double platinum status. The confident Fela In Versace hitmaker wrote:
"When this thing goes double platinum we are going to rub it in faces like it’s never been seen before."
AKA has also shared the inspiration behind some of the songs on Bhovamania with Apple Music, according to SAHipHopMag. Briefly.co.za takes a look at four of the tracks.
1. Casino (featuring Sho Madjozi and Flvme)
"This song is really what kicks off the EP. I called it ‘Casino’ because I’ve always had this kind of fascination with how a casino represents how people live. It’s about taking a chance and how people think they can better their lives at the roll of a dice or the spin of a wheel. So basically this song really talks to conquering everything, kinda taking everything off the table."
2. Heavy Drank (featuring K.O.)
"I like to have energy in my music because when I make music I always make it with performing in mind. This was a record I thought needed that energy. I think about what feeling I’m going to be able to impress on people when I perform these records, so I kind of make them backwards. For me, this record was an opportunity for us to just lyrically rap."
"I came up with this hook, ‘I’m a lion, I’m a king,’ and I wanted to call the song ‘Lion King’. But I thought, ‘No. If I can call the song ‘Mufasa’ then I can use people’s own thirst for controversy against them.’ So it’s kind of a practical joke with the name of the song but the bounce of the song is so unorthodox."
4. Python (featuring Don Design and Moozlie)
"This is a song we made for my friend, collaborator and DJ Don Design. We just wanted to make a really cold summer jam. Makwa beats came up with that sample which is also from a dance song. It actually comes from an old Metro FM ad called, ‘What makes you Black’. We thought that would be really nostalgic so I put that in there. I really love the more witty, humorous lines in this song."
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that AKA officially dropped his much-anticipated EP (Extended Play) titled Bhovamania on Friday, 6 November. The hashtag #Bhovamania trended on Twitter when the star dropped the 13-track project.
The EP features musicians such as Sho Madjozi, K.O, Yanga Chief and L-Tido, among others. Tweeps took to the micro-blogging app to share their thoughts on the project.
AKA's fans have shared that they love the project while other tweeps, seemingly Cassper Nyovest's fans, have shared that they are not feeling it. They said that Any Minute Now sounds way better than Bhovamania.
In other music news, Briefly.co.za reported that Chris Brown has hinted that he is working on a collaboration album with Drake. The singer revealed this during an interview on The Fat Joe Show on Instagram Live.
The Deuces hitmaker shared that they've already done a few songs together with the Toosie Slide hitmaker. "We got some songs. We definitely got some songs. We got some heat," Chris told Fat Joe. Chris and Drake have worked together on a song before. They dropped their hit song titled No Guidance in 2019.
"I’m so happy for the fans, that the fans are able to see Drake and Chris Brown put together a whole album, body of work," said Fat Joe.
Chris' fans who watched the interview took to Fat Joe's comment section to react to his revelation. Most of them shared that they can't wait for the joint album. one fan t_flavian said:
"Chris Brown's album with Drake. Biggest album ever."
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