EQT Recordings/Capitol Data will launch Masego’s self-titled album on March 3. Together with his sophomore album, the Grammy-nominated artist revels in his dualities, mixing contemplation with extroversion, smoldering romance with figuring out humor, studied musical self-discipline with exhilarating flights of instinct.
To have fun the launch of the album’s pre-save choices, Masego unveiled the official video for his new single, “Two Sides.” After he and his sweetheart go on a double date with their “twins,” Masego begins seeing doubles all over the place. Helmed by director/photographer Mahaneela, the visible playfully exposes totally different sides of his character.
Whereas Masego is barely now releasing his second album, he has amassed almost two billion mixed international streams in his profession so far. Girl Girl, his full-length debut, contained the breakout hit “Tadow,” licensed Platinum within the U.S., Diamond in Brazil, and Gold in Mexico.
The deluxe EP Learning Overseas: Prolonged Keep, which included the RIAA Gold-certified hit “Thriller Girl that includes Don Toliver” earned Masego his first Grammy nomination. He has offered out reveals and performed festivals on each continent however Antarctica, and his upcoming North American tour is sort of fully offered out upfront of its March 12 launch.
Followers who pre-save the digital version of Masego will immediately obtain the album’s first three singles, “Two Sides,” “You By no means Go to Me,” and “Say You Need Me,” which have already racked up greater than 15 million mixed streams worldwide.
Conflict Journal mentioned, “‘Two Sides’ is a Gemini love story, with Masego trying to stay up for this oft-maligned star signal. There’s a nimble vocal, one which expresses his playful aspect, whereas his jazz roots additionally shine by on a monitor that oozes appeal.” HYPEBEAST, REVOLT, Consequence, and Rated R&B have been additionally among the many many retailers that singled out “Two Sides” of their new music protection.
The brand new album is deeply collaborative. Masego sought out what he calls the “outliers, the savants”–individuals like Kelvin Wootan, Louie Lastic, Richie Souf, Monte Booker, WaveIQ, and Rocaine.