Mr Eazi and Angélique Kidjo Deliver Video for “ÒRÒKÓRÒ”

Grammy Award-winning Afrobeats icon, Mr Eazi, continues to make waves in the music industry with his latest release, ‘ÒRÒKÓRÒ,’ featuring five-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo. The track, a fan-favorite from his recent album ‘The Evil Genius,’ showcases the dynamic collaboration between the two artists and adds another dimension to Mr Eazi’s already impressive career.

Recorded across Ghana and Benin, ‘ÒRÒKÓRÒ’ boasts lush guitar arrangements and percussion drums, creating a glorious Afropop and global music experience. Sung mostly in their native Yoruba language, Mr Eazi and Angélique Kidjo convey gratitude and spiritual celebration. Mr Eazi emphasizes the song’s inspiration, stating, “I can’t be quiet about what God has done for me; you can see the love God has shown me.”

The visuals, directed by filmmaker Thomas Leloup of Minuit/Une, bring ‘ÒRÒKÓRÒ’ to life. Shot in Paris and Forêt de Fontainebleau, the video seamlessly blends modernity with legacy, narrating a story of history and spirituality. The video pays homage to West African traditional religion and honors Angélique Kidjo’s birthplace in Benin, showcasing the rich tapestry of spirituality and cultural heritage. Mr Eazi and Angélique Kidjo embody roles of a prophet and queen, symbolizing strength and resilience. The video draws inspiration from West African traditional religion, highlighting feminine warrior power.

‘TÒRÒKÓRÒ’ is part of Mr Eazi’s latest album, ‘The Evil Genius,’ a musical scrapbook blending Afrobeats, Afropop, Gospel, Hiplife, Highlife, and Folklore. Divided into three distinctive acts, the album explores themes of love, betrayal, loneliness, and family, concluding with a suite of spiritual anthems expressing thanksgiving.

Mr Eazi is recognized as a musical innovator, business leader, and philanthropist. With over 4 billion streams, he has become one of the most streamed African artists globally. His influence extends beyond music, with emPawa Africa, a talent incubator program breaking global stars like Joeboy and Major League DJz.