The reputation of music from Africa has been on a gradual incline within the international music scene. For chuXchu, an American-based Nigerian singer who used to go by the moniker Chu-Chu, African music’s international recognition encourages him to marry his American slant of R&B melodies together with his ingenious influences to create Afropop songs that may serve dancefloors all over the world.
Being born within the US and raised in Nigeria offers chuXchu a extremely distinctive sound with regards to the music he creates – that is fantastically demonstrated inside his sultry 5-tracked EP which is titled “Luv Struck”, out there on Apple Music, YouTube, Spotify and all digital streaming platforms worldwide.
Last 12 months, he made his impression felt within the Nigerian music scene with the discharge of singles like “Electra” and “Falling For You”, which paired him with different Nigerian rising stars, WANI and Buju respectively.
chuXchu has lastly dropped his debut mission, ‘Luv Struck’ after incomes rave evaluations from trusted media publications like OkayAfrica, NATIVE Mag and extra in 2020. The five-track tape captures the sweetness and ache of affection as chuXchu harnesses the contrasting romantic emotions to ship intimate and relatable lyrics addressed to his love pursuits. Although every monitor has a distinct vibe anchored by chuXchu’s self-produced dance music palette, it highlights his sonic vary whereas his hearty lyrics and catchy melodies function the thread that retains the EP in excellent pitch and concord.
Previous collaborator, Ayo Jay is the one visitor function on ‘Luv Struck’ and chuXchu defined why in his assertion beneath.
“I used to be/nonetheless am the largest Ayo Jay fan and I at all times snigger once I take into consideration the truth that I went from being a fan, to a collaborator, and now a pal. He gave me my first shot and inspired me to pursue this music factor, so it’s solely proper to have him be a part of this necessary step in my life.
Lots of people admire the music, however don’t actually know who chuXchu is. My aim is to vary that narrative and get individuals to see the vary and flexibility in my music. I needed to make use of it (‘Luv Struck’) as a possibility to attach with my feelings and be extra expressive about my emotions – one thing I wouldn’t essentially discuss on an everyday day lol. I’ve at all times needed to make music with dope artists I take heed to at a selected time, therefore the options with Ayo Jay, Wani, Buju, Elhi (Shoutout to my brothers), however I really feel like quite a lot of my core listeners haven’t actually heard so much from me alone.
Going again to my earlier level, I actually wish to present my vary and I really feel like there’s no higher time to do this. I’m tremendous excited concerning the mission and I do know it’s going to convey so many alternatives. It looks like I’m ranging from scratch – new title, new sound; starting of a brand new period for chuXchu.”
chuXchu is just not performed but and with extra movies set to drop off the ‘Luv Struck’ EP, the 12 months 2021 is unquestionably simply starting for the prodigiously proficient singer who can at all times be reached by way of his instagram web page – @iamchuXchu.