Budding Nigerian singer, Jed Otah, otherwise known as Dice in music circles has made good his promise to release a body of works, ‘48 Hours In The Motherland’.
The singer capitulates on his brief stay in Nigeria and the influence it has had on his career progression. The artist with this six-track masterpiece addresses some of life’s topics as seen from his lenses. The song, ‘Prodigal’, for instance, compares the man he is now to the man he wants to be, highlighting his propensity to get back up no matter how many hits he takes.
Other tracks in the EP, which was released to the general public on Friday, January 21., include ‘Kilode’, ‘Friendz’, ‘Lord Forgive Me’, ‘Woman’, as well as ‘True Colours’.
Born in the US, the artiste, who has lived most of his life in the UK, says that the EP is inspired by his last visit to Nigeria where he had the opportunity to learn about his culture, people and the entire music industry. Dice, who is of the Niger Delta extraction, precisely the distinguish colourful Urhobo tribe, noted that aside from his visit to the country, his love for life is another level of inspiration behind this project.
Speaking on the project, the artiste says that the masterpiece boasts of an array of clinically delivered sounds ranging from Amapiano, Alte and trap. According to him, there is something for every music lover, irrespective of their genre leaning.
“I promised to deliver a masterpiece and I am proud to say that I have made good on that promise to my fans. The EP, ‘48 Hours In The Motherland’ is just a part of the musical prowess I possess. In the months to come, I will keep unravelling myself to my fans with more intense quality music,” he said.
As an entertainer, Dice’s passion for music was first nurtured at age five when he learnt to play the violin as one of the first of four instruments he learned growing up. In his later years, Dice had begun recording music with his voice first in 2017 but didn’t release his debut single ‘Clinical’ till 2020. In 2021, he released ‘Clinical’, ‘Delirious’, ‘Diamond Dial’, ‘Teasing’, ‘OUU’ (She Leanin’), as well as ‘Status Change’, garnering hundreds of thousands of streams across digital platforms.
‘48 Hours In The Motherland’ is now available for streaming across all digital platforms
Listen to the EP here: https://ampl.ink/MMN6k