On the back of recent collaborations with afrobeats legend Wizkid, and Latin music icon J Balvin, award-winning Nigerian producer, and songwriter KILLERTUNES has linked up with UK rap trailblazer NOT3S, and fast-rising South London artist BZ for a massive new single titled ‘SHY’, as featured in Wonderland. Serving as the first single from his forthcoming sophomore album KillaXtra 2, ‘Shy’ is a perfect fusion of UK rap and afropop music that reveals the new musical universe that Killertunes is exploring this year.
Recorded at the renowned Platoon7 studios in London, ‘Shy’ fuses Killertunes’ moody instrumentation driven by lush guitar and horn arrangements, with BZ’s braggadocious lyrical delivery, and Not3s’ trademark melodic rap sensibilities. Together, they deliver a smooth UK rap and afroswing fusion track that is laced with excellent jazz elements, and held together by Killertunes’ soft infectious hook that lets listeners lose all their inhibitions to this glorious track perfect for late summer nights.
Celebrated as one of the most creative soundsmiths coming out of Africa, the award-winning Killertunes boasts an incredible and award-winning discography as a producer and songwriter, with credits that include working with global music icons such as Wizkid, J Balvin, Mr. Eazi, and Tiwa Savage, as well as afrobeats rising stars like Joeboy, Mayorkun, and Ladipoe, to mention a few. As he enters his new musical era and taps into his international sounds, ‘Shy’ offers an amazing early indication of what fans and critics can expect from Killertunes going forward.
Out now via Tii Ent / emPawa Africa, ‘Shy’ is the first single to be taken from Killertunes’ highly anticipated sophomore album ‘KillaXtra 2’
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