Aduke Announces The ‘Peace & Light Cometh’ Album
Written by Smooth FM on December 25, 2019
Ayobamidele Aladekomo popularly known by her stage name, ADUKE, has announced that her long-awaited debut album, Peace and Light, will be dropping in February 2020.
She made this announcement on her today which happens to be her birthday, Dec 25, 2020.
Aduke dazzled with the video of her daring single Hear the Voice in 2012 which was shot and directed by DJ Tee right in the middle of the Occupy Nigeria protest.
Peace and Light will be Aduke’s first album in a music career that has spanned the better part of a decade, with about five singles already to her credit.
Some of her other singles include Made in Lagos, Far away, Leke Leke (a prayer for Nigeria), Iso Kekere, Ade Ori and Ori Taiye
Aduke believes in the reformative ability of art and makes music that talk about social and political issues without neglecting the entertainment factor
According to her, “it is the season of light, of self-discovery, the album is a long time coming and I am finally excited to be able to give this music offering to those who have followed my career all these years”
Peace and Light is a heartfelt expression, it is the expression of truths found in the journey of self-discovery. This album contains songs in the world music, soul, highlife and jazz genres of music. It proclaims themes of world peace, love, self-esteem, clarity, surrender, hope and contentment.
Having shared the stage with big names such as Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Ade Bantu, Nneka, Ekow Alabi, Ebo Taylor to mention but a few, the neo Afrosoul music star believes Peace and Light is just a starting point for a long and illustrious musical career ahead.
This album will be available in stores and all online platforms from the 20th of February 2020.