DRUMMR Magazine Features New SGaWD EP ‘Tha GaWD – Side A’

DRUMMR Magazine Features New SGaWD EP ‘Tha GaWD – Side A’

Tha GaWD – Side A, as featured in DRUMMR Magazine, is the audacious new EP from Miami-based Nigerian rap sensation SGaWD, serving as the highly anticipated follow-up to her seminal debut project Savage Bitch Juice. This new EP is a defiant sonic exploration that sees SGaWD melding rap, house, electronica, and afropop into an intoxicating mix that is as innovative as it is inviting. Tha GaWD – Side A highlights SGaWD’s remarkable versatility as a rapper and singer, which enables her to effortlessly traverse genres with melodic flows that transcend musical boundaries, and a captivating vocal range that complements her lyrical prowess. The 7-track EP reflects SGaWD’s growth as an artist and a woman navigating the complexities of the music industry, embodying her journey of self-discovery and artistic freedom.

As an artist that has been pushing the boundaries of international rap music ever since she released her ground-breaking debut EP Savage Bitch Juice in 2021, the inspiration behind her new work Tha GaWD – Side A is as multifaceted as SGaWD herself. From the empowering ‘Money Prayer’ to the liberating ‘Dump All Your Worries On The Dance Floor’, and the introspective ‘Talking Too Much’, each track offers a glimpse into SGaWD’s world, her thoughts, and her artistic evolution. Collaborations with talents like Moliy and GRAMMY nominated producer GMK add further layers to the EP, showcasing SGaWD’s ability to create new sounds that resonate with listeners globally. As SGaWD puts it, “I want my listeners to feel alive! This project is for trying new things that sound great, evoke emotion, and stick.”

The EP kicks off with ‘Money Prayer,’ a soul-stirring anthem that encapsulates SGaWD’s resilience and faith, followed by the infectious ‘Dump All Your Worries On The Dance Floor’ calling listeners to embrace joy and freedom amidst life’s challenges. SGaWD’s bold lyrics about seduction and empowerment shine through on ‘BoyToy’, followed by the sultry ‘Juicebox’ with Ghanaian sensation Moliy. ‘Cool’ delves into the subtleties of love set against dreamy house beats, while SGaWD reflects on the pitfalls of empty promises on ‘Talking Too Much’. ‘Fav Gurl’ offers up a unique R&B sound paying homage to alté and mara music. All in all, Tha GaWD – Side A is an immersive experience that showcases SGaWD’s growth as an artist and her fearless exploration of new sonic territories.

Crafted over the past two years across the vibrant landscapes of Lagos, London, and Miami, where she currently resides, this new project is a testament to SGaWD’s artistic evolution and the first fruits of the Nigerian rap sensation diving into her era of exploration and experimentation. Her intentions with Tha GaWD – Side A are to let listeners into her world, sharing personal stories of love, introspection, and escapism, while uncovering the intricacies of navigating the music industry as a woman with ambitions that eclipse the conventional rapper’s scope. This EP is a testament to SGaWD’s hard work, her willingness to learn and evolve, and her unwavering faith in her path, making Tha GaWD – Side A an essential listen for anyone eager to experience the future of international rap music.

MORE ABOUT SGAWD

Crowned as one of the 10 best rappers in Africa by The NATIVE in her debut year 2021, SGaWD is already rap royalty on the continent, despite having only one project under her belt. In a short period, SGaWD has quickly established herself as a pioneering force among a new generation of independent artists turning African music on its head. Merging rap, house, afropop and electronic music into an innovative sound that is uniquely ‘SGaWD’, Big Seddy – as she is affectionately called by her fans and peers – has carved out a distinctive lane that she occupies all by herself. Her inimitable approach has already birthed cult classics like ‘POPSHIT’ and ‘Telfar’, and caught the attention of global music tastemakers such as The GRAMMYs, OkayAfrica, Culture Custodian, and Triple J.

SGaWD’s mission extends beyond her music as she seeks to challenge and redefine the expectations of Nigerian women in the arts and creative industries. Her ambition is to demonstrate that her talents need not be confined to a single domain and that she can excel across multiple creative avenues without compromise. Furthermore, SGaWD is deeply committed to creating supportive environments for female artists, advocating for access to resources that are free from exploitation. With an unwavering belief in producing timeless music that resonates across generations, SGaWD’s dedication to pushing boundaries and making her voice heard, coupled with her advocacy for female empowerment in the music industry, underscores her emerging legacy as an influential and lasting voice.

‘THA GAWD – SIDE A’ EP TRACKLIST
1. Money Prayer
2. Dump All Your Worries On The Dance Floor
3. BoyToy
4. Juicebox (featuring Moliy)
5. Cool
6. Talking Too Much
7. Fav Gurl

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MEDIA & PRESS: Please direct all inquiries to Ayo Adepoju: [email protected]

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