It’s here! Nova Blaq’s “Crime of Passion’’ EP arrives with video for ‘Pull Up’ – Ghana Music

It’s here! Nova Blaq’s “Crime of Passion’’ EP arrives with video for ‘Pull Up’ – Ghana Music


Extremely rated artist, Nova Blaq’s much-awaited introductory “Crime of Ardour’’ EP will get the fundamentals proper whereas sharing ambitions of his final goal within the recreation as a culture-shifter.

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In an interview again in December 2021, Nova Blaq spilled the beans on his debut album-now-turned-EP Crime of Ardour and used it as a metaphor to precise his want for music. ‘’Crime of Ardour’’ EP is on the market on all digital streaming platforms globally.

However January got here alongside and diehard followers have been left with nothing from the thrilling MC, not even a music as he promised. It appeared the march to his much-anticipated debut was going to be an indefinite one, not less than till September 6 when he obtained the ultimate and official phrase out.

And certainly, as promised, ‘’Crime of Ardour’’ EP is lastly out for fan consumption – a 9-track mission that touches new grounds sonically whereas sharing ambitions of Nova Blaq’s final goal within the recreation as a culture-shifter.

It hosts visitor stars E.L, Blackway, Medikal, Haeven and Mr Drew who all lend their various kinds to finish this partly produced multi-genre soundscape, splendidly, atop some phrases of encouragement from a few of the rapper’s greatest followers; his mom and a detailed pal.

Ending in an sudden however oddly becoming vogue, ‘Simply The Means I Really feel’, the EP’s penultimate observe could also be its greatest shock. It’s Nova Blaq’s farthermost from Hip-Hop but and has the Bronx-native faucet into 80s pop over what seems like a pattern of Bonnie Tyler’s basic Nineteen Eighties hit ‘Holding Out for a Hero’.

His inventive versatility is de facto flexed on this really feel good document that sums up the EP. There are six different songs of the 9 that current Nova Blaq in his acquainted essence; just like the E.L-assisted ‘Roses’ – a music that follows his mom’s prayer within the EP’s opener, ‘Josephine’s Prayer’ (Intro).

It’s straight hearth and has a very good dose of stylish bragging that sees the 2 artists mull over their contributions to the sport whereas demanding their flowers – energy and respect – all the identical.

These delicate parts of braggadocio trickle extra boldly into the menacing entice lower, ‘Pull Up’ with Blackway. Right here, Nova Blaq delivers an overdose of vitality; boasting of all the posh he can afford utilizing his ambition because the driving drive earlier than his visitor instills some flavorful vibes into the bass-driven manufacturing.

APMWORLD helps put this terrific collaboration on show in a collection of untamed photographs that path the MC round Brooklyn, New York in his crimson 2022 Corvette.

And naturally, it wouldn’t be an entire debut with out one of many artist’s finest songs aboard – the self-produced, Ghana Music Awards USA-nominated ‘Darkish Knight’ being that music.

Followers are handled to the rapper’s basic murderous move as soon as once more, which can increase questions as to why the equally nominated and Medikal-assisted ‘Stress’ didn’t make the EP’s last lower.

The solutions to those questions are made apparent in ‘Nkwasiasem’ – a hard-hitting road anthem from Nova Blaq and Medikal that boasts related ranges of attract, one that’s certain to be ringing off on the streets.

As if to quell his tones of aggression midway into the mission, the Kumasi-raised New Yorker sidesteps to the weak aspect with ‘Late Evening’. Made splendid by singer Haeven, the R&B music airs the 2 artist’s motivations behind quitting their failed relationship.

Even with such delicate matters, Nova Blaq manages to remain grounded in his type, providing a peaceful and reflective hook that’s brilliantly contrasted by the soulful hook he lends to the fascinating and self-produced follow-up, ‘4give Dem.’ Accomplished with Mr Drew, there’s a touch of autotune to the rapper’s vocals.

Revenge is the mindset at play on the Afrobeat banger, a meal each stars plan on serving chilly to critics, prayer-style and as anticipated, their execution couldn’t have been any higher.

The last word goal of what Nova Blaq is capturing for although lies within the EP’s nearer, ‘Janet’s Message’ (Outro). Maybe the mission’s most private, listeners are bid farewell with a voicemail from the rapper’s shut pal by title of Janet, who goes on to inform Nova Blaq how vital what he doing is within the greater order of issues – simply as he shared himself in a latest interview:

“From right here it’s solely going to get extra progressive with my sound as a result of I really feel my function as an artist is to take dangers that push the tradition ahead and encourage others. I’d moderately fail as myself than succeed attempting to imitate others”.

Though comparatively a newcomer within the recreation, Nova Blaq’s ardour runs again to when he was solely 16, inserting Janet’s message on the crux of his purpose. He is aware of he has much more to do, and it’s on that word that ‘’Crime of Ardour’’ ushers Nova Blaq out of the primary stage of his musical journey.

It’s all trailblazing for the Ghanaian tradition now and galvanizing the youthful technology of African youngsters to observe their desires, all whereas he ascends to the highest of the sport as one in every of its thrilling MCs (and in case it isn’t but apparent sufficient), producers.

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