Bella Shmurda, president of Dangbana Republik and a self-made Afrobeats celebrity, has returned with some big news. Bella Shmurda is excited to announce his next EP named “DND,” which comes less than a year after the amazing success of his first album “Hypertension,” which generated over 250 million worldwide downloads and yielded smash songs including “New Born Fela,” “Contraband,” and “Philo.” Do not Disturb (abbreviation: DND) sums up Bella Shmurda’s state of mind in 2023 as he embarks on a new and exciting chapter in his already lauded discography. The EP is scheduled for release on July 26, and it’s anticipated that it will provide his loyal fan base with new musical material.
The Lead Single: ‘DND’ Featuring Lil Kesh
Bella Shmurda has released the title track and first single from her upcoming EP, “DND,” which features multi-award-winning Afropop phenomenon Lil Kesh. Bella’s ‘DND’ song is a catchy groove that’s excellent for the summer, and it was produced by Rewardbeatz, who is recognized for his work with musicians like Davido, Kizz Daniel, and Young Jonn. Fusing luscious Afrobeats with amapiano fusion sensibilities, ‘DND’ creates a compelling soundtrack for Bella Shmurda to articulate his “do not disturb” ideology, highlighting his desire to retain unbroken attention on his leading woman. The addition of a guest verse from Lil Kesh, who is known for his charming delivery, gives the song an added dimension of attraction.
Behind the Scenes of ‘DND’
When discussing the inspiration behind ‘DND’ and how the track came together, Bella Shmurda sheds light on the creative process. Rewardbeatz, the talented producer behind the instrumental, initially crafted a demo in the studio with Lil Kesh. Lil Kesh then shared the draft with Bella Shmurda, eager to gauge his interest in the track. Upon listening to it, Bella Shmurda immediately connected with the music and began pouring out his emotions in the recording booth, giving birth to ‘DND.’ The song perfectly encapsulates Bella Shmurda’s current state of mind, reflecting his desire for an undisturbed environment as he passionately pursues his goals in his unique way.
Who is Bella Shmurda?
Bella Shmurda, a multi-award-winning Nigerian singer, songwriter, and musician, is a music industry influencer. Bella Shmurda, known as “The New Voice of the Street,” was inspired by fuji music and grew up performing. Although his mother urged him to study, Bella Shmurda had a different calling. His admission at Lagos State University opened new doors for his musical ambitions, enabling him to completely explore his creative potential and create a sound that connects with his audience.
‘Vision 2020’ made Bella Shmurda famous. This tune lead to his cult-classic first EP, “High Tension,” in 2020. Bella Shmurda’s musical career has flourished since then. He released the well-received “High Tension 2.0” EP in 2021 and his highly lauded first album, “Hypertension,” last year. Bella Shmurda collaborated with Wizkid, Popcaan, Davido, and BackRoad Gee on over 50 tracks. He has over 8 million social media followers and 1.2 billion worldwide streams.
Bella Shmurda’s Impactful Music
Bella Shmurda’s cerebral, empathetic afrobeats songs on philosophy, religion, and life’s hardships appeal with listeners. He can connect with street misery and educate audiences. Bella Shmurda wants his music to reach the world. In three years, he became a YouTube Foundry alumnus, a Global Music Awards Africa winner, a Headies Awards nominee, and Audiomack’s second most streamed African artist. CNN, Variety, MTV, and the BBC all praised his sold-out tours in Africa, Europe, and America.
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