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Yo’Dele starts 2023 with hot single ‘Keke Ti Koko’

There could not have been a better way to start the new year for fans of United States-based Nigerian singer, Emmanuel Shedu, popularly called Yo'Dele following  the release of his new single, 'Keke Ti Koko'. Yo'Dele, who surprised his fanbase with the latest sensation, had demonstrated that he had something up his sleeve, as he…

Yo’Dele

There could not have been a better way to start the new year for fans of United States-based Nigerian singer, Emmanuel Shedu, popularly called Yo’Dele following  the release of his new single, ‘Keke Ti Koko’.

Yo’Dele, who surprised his fanbase with the latest sensation, had demonstrated that he had something up his sleeve, as he did not drop a track in 2022. However, ‘Keke Ti Koko’ is a reward for the anticipation by his growing fanbase across the world.

The singer, born on 26th January, 1995, in Lagos State, his place of origin, demonstrated craft, talent and hardwork in his latest track with 3 minutes of listening time that would genuinely leaves one grooving all-day to another extraordinary product of grace and gift in the 26-year-old up-and-coming star.

For all it is worth, Yo’Dele ensures that his universe of listeners are always able to connect with his works by expanding the avenues and access via international streaming platforms. ‘Keke Ti Koko’ is available on five of the most popular music sites, namely: Spotify, Itunes, Tidal, Deezer and AudioMack.

‘Keke Ti Koko’ leaves a taste of a dancehall jam, as well as one to continuously vibes to, with ear-buds plugged and connected to a mobile device, or a company while driving away. The track is reminiscent of how gifted Emmanuel Shedu is, and understandably so, his growing profile among Nigerians and in the US, where he resides.

Yo’Dele, who was born to parents who are music lovers themselves, minored in music in Nigeria at the University of Technology (FUTA) Akure, Ondo State, before bagging a bachelor’s degree at Morgan State University, and later a masters degree at the reputable Johns Hopkins University, in the US.

Hitherto, Emmanuel Shedu had released back-to-back hit tracks on two occasions, and one single hot track. In
2019, he dropped ‘Amazing’ and ‘Tonado.’
In 2020, he reigned with ‘Jumbolo’ and ‘Konji’. In 2021, he hit the studio again and produced ‘Like To Party.’

Yo’Dele’s journey as a singer, particularly one far from home but making exploits, has been quite interesting. In a question and answer session with the media, he gave an insight into his upbringing, how he started music, the profession and challenges.

“Growing up has been about working for the things you want, getting them and managing it. Sometimes people have dreams and hopes for you and they must coincide with the hopes and dreams for yourself. When they don coincide, you can be on your own for most of the journey. Fortunately I have had loved ones/best friend when I needed one in dark times.

“Michael Jackson, James Brown, old school hits my parents played were very early influences of why I ever went into music. Music business cost a lot. My least favorite are usually performing at pay to play events. As an upcoming artist, you’ll see a lot of ‘gigs’ like this.

“I dislike the lack of organization in such events. I wish it had more structure and organization. I dislike how everyone treats artistes financially. If y’all don’t know, there is little to zero return on music when you’re starting off, so why people automatically expect you to spend like Drake is ridiculous. I still do though since I’m not just an artiste”, explained Yo’Dele.

He suggested that the surprise release of ‘Keke Ti Koko is a sneak peek into what he is cooking in 2023.

“Next is content, events & songs I have coming this year. I’ll go broke doing it but a wise man once said if anything worth doing, is worth doing well,” Yo’Dele said.

 

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