Fast rising Nigerian Afro-pop, R&B-soul artiste, Kotrell, is set to captivate the hearts of music lovers with the release of his highly anticipated debut EP, titled Love Is.
Packed with water tight lyricism and melodies, this remarkable body of works celebrates the beauty of love in its purest form, according to a ONErpm statement.
Love Is, the statement adds, takes listeners on an enchanting journey through six captivating tracks, each song is carefully crafted, showcasing Kotrell’s brilliance and his ability to evoke emotions through his music.
“Smile for Me” sets the tone for the EP with its infectious Afro-soul melody and beautiful vocal chants. This track is an ode to the simple pleasures of being in love and will have you grinning from ear to ear as the lyrics at many intervals remind you to put on a smile, afterall you are never fully dressed without one.
“Love you Tomorrow” is a refreshing emotional track that speaks to the vulnerability and uncertainty that comes with falling in love. This Afro-pop tune is laced with haunting melody and poignant lyrics, that would leave you singing “abednego” for days.
“No Worry Zone” is an Ode to self, a joyful celebration of self-love that will have you dancing and singing along in no time. NWZ is that perfect Owambe record that stands as a reminder that selfcare even in the midst of life’s challenges and uncertainties is priority.
“Brother” takes a more introspective turn, exploring the unbreakable bond between siblings and the unique form of love that comes with it. This Afro-pop tune takes a rather soulful approach to its lyrics, and with stirring vocal performance from Kotrell this track is sure to resonate with anyone who cherishes the special connection they share with their sibling or anyone who stood by them in daring times.
“Now and Always (stripped down version)” brings the EP to a close on a happy ever after note. With its soaring melodies and inspiring lyrics, this track is a tribute to the power of enduring love. You can as well share this to a couple you admire as a perfect anniversary gift.
Finally, “Love me”brings this listening experience to an end as the perfect outro for Love Is.