Posted: December 13, 2011 at 6:52 pmAUTHOR: SheiFunmi
Ignore the header for a while…. Just incase you’ve been dulling, the two widely anticipated singles from BANKY W finally drops. These singles are titled #LowKey and #SettingP which are works off of his forthcoming #R&BW Album. The Sarz-produced #LowKey sees Banky W in his superb R&B baby-making fashion with his sultry smooth vocals and captivating lyrics while the MasterKraft & Banky W co-produced #SettingP is a party jam from the R&B maestro.
ABOUT BANKY W
Hailed as the King of African R&B, the prolific singer, songwriter, producer known as Banky W is ushering in a new generation of vibrant artists on the continent and is re-energizing the entertainment industry. While still in college, he formed Empire Mate$ Entertainment, a label he envisioned as a platform for his music and the home of uber-songwriting and production duo ‘Muzik Men’.
Soon after came his debut release, the award-winning Undeniable: The E.P and the critically acclaimed Back in the Buildin’ before a move to Nigeria which saw the releases of the innovative album Mr. Capable in 2008 and the groundbreaking The W Experience album in 2009 which birthed the Number 1 singles “Strong Ting” and “Lagos Party” and garnered Banky W many awards and award nominations from the Soundcity Music Awards to the MOBO Awards to the MTV Awards to the KORA Awards and more.
Outside his exploits in music and amongst many other accomplishments such as being a published writer, a philanthropist and a seasoned Master of Ceremonies/Host, Banky W is also a proven Leader and CEO, having catapulted one of his protégés Ayodeji ‘WizKid‛ Balogun into full fledged Superstar Status, by executive-producing his critically acclaimed debut album and serving as the Musical Director for his Massive Launch in June of 2011 at the Expo Center in Lagos Nigeria.
In a depressed world economy Banky W and Empire Mate$ Entertainment have revolutionized an industry by crafting songs that people identify with and using creative ways to market and monetize their brands, they represent a new brand of artist and company. Currently readying releases from Skales and an EME collaboration album it is officially an EME takeover; enjoy the ride.
The 2011 Samsung and Hennessy brand ambassador will no doubt take African R&B music to a whole new level with the release of his new singles, #LowKey and #SettingP – the prelude to the very anticipated #R&BW album.Dec 13, 2011