‘On Lockdown’ by 2Lock is every Reggae lover’s must have EP! – Ghana Music
On Lockdown by 2Lock was launched on the 14th of February 2022, undoubtedly, the content material makes it each reggae lover’s must-have EP.
Encapsulating all of the beliefs which can be present in reggaedom, the EP delivers 5 wonderful songs that fulfill all followers. From those that lean in the direction of consciousness to lovers, there’s a tune for everybody.
Life as a journey is totally offered in Discovering My Function. For the lovers, 2Lock provides them Isn’t She Good & Warning. These with a revolutionary mindset have Energy to the Folks to equally vibe to. For a common feel-good temper, Beautiful Day has you coated.
In an period the place recording reside is seen as an costly enterprise, 2Lock beat the percentages to make sure On Lockdown had the best of productions. Partnering with wonderful musicians, the instrumentations got here out stellar.
Largely, the musicians on the mission are Ghana-based, nonetheless, Grammy Award Winner Paapa Nyarko (primarily based in DC) blessed a number of the songs along with his experiences from taking part in with the Wailers. Ghanaian legend Zapp Mallet additionally introduced magic to the basslines.
Nevertheless, the ingenious 2Lock took management of the tune Warning by taking part in each instrument, in addition to delivering the vocals.
Whereas the world grabbled with the novel Corona Virus and its variants, the enterprising nature of creatives was examined. The EP derived its title from the primary main lockdown in Ghana. Every week after 2Lock began the manufacturing course of, Ghana went on Lockdown because of the rise of Covid-19.
For about 18 months, onerous work and creativity have been put to the ore. Whereas that occurred, a reflective 2Lock in contrast virtually 7years of relative obscurity to the restrictions resulting from Covid-19. The title, due to this fact, is 2 ponged. So, round July 2021, On Lockdown was birthed.
On the timing of the discharge, the restrictions from Covid-19 have eased, new tendencies emanating from know-how are gaining floor. An increasing number of music lovers are turning to digital platforms for music.
This presents a possibility for each inventive particular person to soar. 2Lock and his administration, due to this fact, deemed it most acceptable to place out this EP.
For a lot of, 2Lock is a well-recognized face and voice; and certainly, he’s. Previously often called Nana Fynn, and considered as a Highlife artiste, many by no means knew his roots are reggae. In a short dialog with him, he mentions;
“Folks have tagged me as a Highlife artiste; nonetheless, my roots have all the time been reggae”.
Regardless of being a tremendous Highlife artist, his music again then was resulting from what the report wished to advertise. Nevertheless, along with his new label and artistic freedom, he’s going for the world stage cloaked as the true him, the reggae aficionado, 2Lock.
With this new EP and a Change in title, many could need to know the explanation behind it. Curiously, the transition from Nana Fynn to 2Lock is borne of non-public philosophy. It seeks to reconcile actuality and knowledge.
Based on the artist, humanity would thrive effectively when knowledge is the order of the day. Nevertheless, man has typically failed to use knowledge when confronted with the phantasm of actuality.
Greed and different damaging attitudes seem to take the place of knowledge when a person is at a crossroad. He, due to this fact, goes by 2Lock as a result of he wishes a correct relationship between actuality and knowledge.
The EP was produced(Blended & Mastered) by 2Lock himself; nonetheless, Zapp Mallet & Francis Osei of Groove Home Studio made some inputs to get it finalized.
On Lockdown is certainly an EP that’s fastidiously thought out. From the standard of manufacturing, vocals, to content material, it’s value noting that the journey to overcome the world reggae stage has began. This masterpiece is beneath Model Africa Music (label).
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