If you’ve been following the Imo music scene, you’d find out that the players there are putting a lot of work into their music which in turn is resulting to good music.
In the past few weeks, a lot of good music has been churned out from the state including Uc Flamez’ “Shasha”, Kristal’s “Medicine”, Leeroy Afrika’s “Before December” and many more. Now Blazer Q is out with a soothing tune that I think is definitely right for the festive season right in front of us. He titles it “Ichoro”.
“Ichoro” is a love song. It begins with an appealing and soothing sound that generally prepares you for what’s ahead. It gives you a clue of what’s coming and provides a good beat to vibe to while you wait.
It is layered on mid-tempo beats which is always a win for the Afropop genre. The Somik produced song draws influences from Nigerian pop singers Psquare and Simi both in the pattern of lyrics and delivery. Psquare who were known for their love appeal in music before their recent separation, thrilled Nigerians and the world with soothing love songs for more than a decade. And each time they came out with new music, Nigerians surrendered. That formula worked every single time.
Simi’s formula is subtle. She draws you in and hopes to subdue you with appealing lyrics and a smooth voice. Her delivery is perfect. Her charisma is top notch. These draw music lovers to her all the time.
Blazer Q is recreating these formulae and it is working for him at the moment.
“I no want make we be like Tobi and Cee C. Be my best friend o like Tiwa and Wizzy”, Blazer Q begs in the second verse. And each time that sparkling Simi-like voice pops up in the background, it sends shivers down the spine.
“Ichoro” is released at a time when people desire and show love. This is one of the best times to release love songs and expect it to do well in the market.