Yetunde Debuts New Single Titled “Promise”

Manchester-based Afropop and R&B sensation Yetunde has unveiled her latest single, ‘Promise,’ offering a cross-cultural musical experience that transcends borders. Born in Lagos and raised in Liverpool, Yetunde fuses the lively spirit of her Nigerian roots with the nuanced stylings of the UK music scene, creating a vibrant love song that seamlessly blends feel-good afrobeats rhythms with contemporary pop influences.

The track kicks off with an infectious African-inspired chant, setting the stage for a musical journey that reflects Yetunde’s diverse heritage. ‘Promise’ showcases the artist’s knack for modern pop music, resulting in a harmonious blend that is both refreshing and familiar. This single is more than just a song; it’s an immersive experience that captures the essence of new love – exhilarating yet chaotic.

Yetunde’s storytelling prowess shines through as she narrates the tale of falling deeply for someone while navigating the delicate balance of maintaining a sense of self. The song resonates universally, making it not just a musical composition but a relatable experience for listeners. Beyond being an introduction to Yetunde’s artistry, ‘Promise’ stands as a bold statement on the evolving nature of afrobeats.

In discussing the inspiration behind ‘Promise,’ Yetunde shares, “It’s a song about falling hopelessly for someone whilst trying to keep both feet firmly on the ground! It’s fun and playful, and represents that often messy part of when you first meet someone and want to let go completely, but you also worry about the outcome.”

Yetunde draws inspiration from her roots in Lagos, describing it as a lively and bustling city where music and dancing form a significant part of the culture. The influence of British pop music, encountered during her upbringing in the UK, is also evident in the composition. The fusion of an African-inspired chant leading into pop-infused choruses beautifully encapsulates the diverse musical influences that shape Yetunde’s unique sound.

‘Promise’ is spanning genres like pop, R&B, afrobeats, and even country music. It invites listeners on a journey through her introspective and emotive landscape, defying conventional labels. ‘Promise’ is not just a promise of love; it’s a promise of Yetunde’s burgeoning impact on the music world. Stream the single below.