Minie spreads hope with Gbemidebe
With smooth percussion, vibrant melodies and conscious lyricism, El-Amin Olagoke, better known as Minie, stands tall as one of the most enigmatic new bloomers in Afrobeats’ growing community. The Lagos-born singer continues to push his momentum further with soulful jams including his most recent release dubbed, Gbemidebe.
With influences ranging from traditional African sounds to contemporary global genres, Minie melds a special vocal prowess that puts his storytelling in full focus to his fanbase.
“The song is deeply rooted in my personal journey of resilience, faith, hustle, love and triumph over adversity. “Gbemidebe,” which translates to “Take me there” in Yoruba, serves as an anthem of hope and a testament to the power of perseverance for the street and the affluent,” he told Weekend Beats.
Among its pleasure points, the song soars for its creative lyricism, which is filled with emotive imagery and metaphors, invoking a sense of determination and a call for divine intervention.
On what’s next for his career, Minie notes that he wants “to create a profound and transformative experience for my listeners through my artistry. I want my music to be a catalyst for positive change, touching people’s lives and resonating with their emotions on a deep level.”
I see my songs as a means to inspire, uplift, and empower individuals, offering them solace, encouragement, and a sense of connection.”
Gbemidebe is out across music streaming services.