Afrobeat titan Wizkid has blessed us with a brand new extended playlist (EP) titled “S2,” and let me tell you, it’s a sonic gem ready to light up your December. This four-track offering is a masterclass in Afrobeats, showcasing Wizkid’s signature blend of smooth vocals, infectious rhythms, and genre-bending experimentation.
From the opening notes of “Energy,” you’re instantly transported to a sun-drenched dancefloor. The track pulsates with an undeniable groove, Wizkid’s lyrics exuding a laid-back confidence that will have you moving your feet even before you realize it. “Diamonds” follows suit, a shimmering anthem dedicated to the finer things in life. The production here is sparkling, with twinkling synths and crisp percussion creating a soundscape that’s as opulent as the lyrics themselves.
But “S2” isn’t just about the glitz and glam. “IDK Ft. Zlatan” takes a sharp turn, injecting a dose of streetwise swagger into the mix. Zlatan’s gruff vocals perfectly complement Wizkid’s smoother delivery, creating a dynamic interplay that’s both catchy and thought-provoking. The track tackles the complexities of navigating relationships, leaving you with a bittersweet smile and a head full of questions.
The EP closes with “Ololufe Ft. Wande Coal,” a soulful ode to love that’s pure Afrobeats bliss. Wizkid and Wande Coal’s voices blend seamlessly, creating a harmony that’s both nostalgic and fresh. The lyrics are heartfelt and genuine, a welcome reminder that even amidst the glitz and grime, love remains a constant.
“S2” is a testament to Wizkid’s artistry and his unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of Afrobeats. It’s an EP that effortlessly blends familiar sounds with innovative flourishes, leaving you wanting more with every listen.
So, crank up the volume, grab your dancing shoes, and let “S2” transport you to a world where the sun always shines and the beats never stop. This is Wizkid at his finest, and it’s a gift that keeps on giving. Stream the full album below;