Nola Ade Announces The Release of her EP “Royal”
Chicago-born Nigerian American singer/songwriter NOLA ADE announces the release of her highly anticipated sophomore EP ROYAL on April 28 via Meeting Everyone Through Art, her indie label that she owns with her siblings. The six-track EP celebrates love, empowerment, and self-discovery, showcasing Adé’s signature AfroSoul style, which combines contemporary R&B vocal arrangements with Afrobeats-inspired production. Royal is available for sale on iTunes and can be streamed across all DSP platforms.
The EP features six tracks, including singles “Royal” and “Heaven,” produced by Wolfazar.
Along with the EP, a new visual for “Heaven” was released today, showcasing Nola Adé in an angelic light as she sings about “chasing the sun” and showcases her soulful and powerful vocals along with her ability to blend traditional African rhythms with modern-day beats. Watch “Heaven” below.
Nola Adé has been making waves in the music industry since her debut EP The Love Dance, in 2016. Since then, she has gained critical acclaim and praise from publications such as USA Today and MadameNoire. USA Today hailed Nola Adé as “the Afro-soul singer you need to listen to,” while MadameNoire praised her for being “ready to bless the world.” She recently entered NPR’s Tiny Desk discovery contest with her submission video heralded as a “Desk of the Day” by the editors where she was featured on NPR’s tiny desk’s Instagram, seen here.
The EP’s namesake and lead single, “Royal” (Produced by Wolfazar), is a soulful ballad highlighting Nola Adé’s emotional depth and ability to write introspective lyrics. “Cookout,” another Wolfazar-produced track, is an upbeat summertime track that is perfect for any outdoor gathering, “Children of Freedom (COF)” is a powerful song that inspires listeners to take action, while “Energy” is an upbeat track that showcases Nola Adé’s dynamic range and her ability to create infectious melodies. The EP is a testament to her artistry and her unique sound.
With ROYAL, Nola Adé cements her place as one of the most exciting new artists in the industry. The EP is a must-listen for fans of Soul, R&B, and Afrobeats.
ROYAL EP Tracklist for Royal with Production Credits Below
1. Royal – Produced by Wolfazar
2. Girlfriend- Produced by ATM KNG
3. Energy – Produced by ATM KNG
4. Heaven – Produced by Wolfazar
5. Children of Freedom (COF) – Produced by Butter for Bread & Butter Productions
6. Cookout – Produced by Wolfazar