Music will always find its place in Movies as it helps to create atmosphere, establish settings, give meaning to character’s actions, and more.
Yang 21, a Nigerian Afropop artiste two songs: “For U” & “Gravity” from his debut EP, Goosebumps, were used as score and background music in the season finale of Skinny Girl In Transit.
Skinny Girl In Transit is a Nigerian comedy series that chronicles the lifestyle of Tiwa, a plus-sized young lady living in Lagos finding balance between relationship and work.
Do a quick search of Yang 21 on Twitter and read through his bio. You will find him describing himself as a pop artiste with some soul. That’s not far from the truth.
He made his debut in the Nigerian music scene with a release of a cover of Teni’s Case and then the release of his first official single, “Etowa” in February 2019. The song had a mass appeal and airplay across Urban Radio stations in Nigeria.
Yang 21 might be regarded as a new kid on the block but he has been around for a year. In May, 2019, he released his debut body of work, Goosebumps EP. It was well-received among his listeners from across Nigeria and other parts of the world.
The COVID19 pandemic has/is altering how things are ought to be in every face life, business, industry, etc and the music industry is receiving the heat. Despite the effect of the pandemic on the economy of the music business worldwide, artistes are putting out new music to stay in touch with their fans and engage them so as to cement their loyalty.
Yang 21 release his first single for 2020 in February titled AKO from a compound Igbo phrase “Ako N’uche” which translates to Wisdom and Understanding.
And now, his music is finding ways into movies. It is a major win for Yang 21.
#nowplaying GOOSEBUMPS by YANG 21 feat: Manny via the @audiomack app https://audiomack.com/album/