King Promise serves an eye candy viewing experience with visuals to Patoranking-assisted hit single; Choplife – Ghana Music
The laidback lifetime of Ghana’s social gathering King Promise continues to make his mark as some of the thrilling African artists breaking out of the continent this yr with ‘Choplife ft. Patoranking’.
Following his scorching summer season jam with fellow Ghananian Headie One for ‘Ring My Line’ which debuted at debuted #7 on the Official UK Afrobeats Charts, and his first single of the yr ‘Gradual Down’, King Promise has been making strikes.
Most not too long ago being nominated for Finest African Music Act on the 2021 MOBO Awards, he’s additionally picked up help from the likes of The Face, i-D, The Impartial, Highsnobiety, Loud & Quiet, DJ Goal and extra.
Following his travels to the U.Ok. & U.S. earlier this yr, King Promise has returned to Ghana for the world’s most in demand Christmas Celebration season for his extremely anticipated pageant ‘Promiseland’ – the homecoming version, going down in Accra on twenty fourth December.
This yr, the pageant joins new-gen and old style legends from N.E. The U.Ok., U.S. and W.A. for the final word shock lineup.
Talking on the one, King Promise says: “A really feel good track with easy intentions… bringing folks happiness & getting them on their ft to bounce & forgetting their issues.”
Patoranking provides: “I knew the track was a smash from first pay attention. King Promise is a proficient artist, and it’s all the time optimistic vitality anytime we hyperlink up, and I really feel we introduced the identical vitality on this track.”
Born and raised in Accra, Ghana, King Promise is an ardent storyteller impressed by life writing about love, hustling, partying, household and extra over an irresistible mix of afrobeats, highlife, hip hop and R&B.
Since first releasing music formally in 2017 by way of Soundcloud, Promise’s fanbase rapidly started to swell as phrase unfold and an enormous buzz manifested regionally.
Earlier than he knew it, his profession had taken off and he now counts followers within the likes of GQ, Complicated, Boiler Room, BBC Radio 1 and extra.
Although a humble man not bothered by numbers, he has over 35 million streams on his high 5 tracks on Spotify alone and a pair of.6 million followers on his socials and claims Ghana’s most streamed album of all time together with his 2019 album As Promised (which noticed him share tracks with Raye, Wizkid and extra).
Along with his irresistible signature crooner lyrics and palpably heat and danceable vitality, King Promise is considerably of a hidden gem outdoors of West Africa.
Promise hasn’t all the time been making music although, as in basic child-of-African-parents kind he was targeted primarily on ending college and securing a level up till a number of years in the past which he achieved in 2017 within the midst of his ascent.
Music was by no means the plan that was till he jumped in on an impromptu pal’s studio session the place his curiosity and uncooked expertise was sparked within the sales space – quickly to be found by Killbeatz (Fuse ODG, Burna Boy, Wizkid and extra). At dwelling although he nonetheless had a lush and numerous sonic upbringing.
Enveloped in music from a younger age the place his “musichead” father inadvertently helped form his style and culture-spanning tastes: immersing him in the whole lot from reggae to R&B to boybands to Ghanaian highlife, these days Promise finds himself pulling from and having fun with an extremely wide selection of sounds, each in his personal sonics and likewise throughout his artistic course of.
For the time being, he’s significantly feeling Ghanaian drill, the South African Amapiano scene and collaborating with UK artists like NSG, WSTRN and Headie One for his personal music he has coming subsequent yr.
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