London-based Nigerian soul powerhouse, Zubi is back in the limelight with Lifestyle, a lead single to his forthcoming Journey To Idan extended playlist scheduled for release next month, in partnership with Mr. Eazi’s emPawa Africa.
The Hungarian-Nigerian musician documents his philosophy on life in the new record, as he speaks on embracing life’s journey, and its myriad of challenges and celebrations.
Produced by Iordan Adrian, the song is a story of perseverance, and finding hope even amidst despair and uncertainties. Driven by his captivating vocal performance, and evocative songwriting, with lush guitars, atmospheric synths, and rhythmic drums serving as the perfect musical landscape, Zubi bares his soul to the listener, while providing a beacon of hope in uncertain times.
In a chat with Weekend Beats, the soulful troubadour said that Lifestyle is basically about rocking it and enjoying the ride no matter the situation. In other words, whether good or bad, I will add it to my coat of many colours, turn my lemons into lemonade, and enjoy the ride.”
Hailing from the pulsating heart of Abuja, and deeply influenced by his formative musical years in Budapest, Zubi exudes a unique blend of soulful depth with raw authenticity. Rather than being constrained by genres, Zubi seamlessly crafts his musical narrative in a way that sets himself apart.
With over 250 million plays worldwide, his music echoes not just within Hungary and Nigeria but resonates powerfully across Eastern Europe and the Middle East, his new EP is set to spread Zubi’s timeless music to the rest of the world.
Now based in London as he charts the next phase of his journey, Zubi’s innovative spirit remains untamed by boundaries, and is fuelled by his creative ingenuity.
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