AMAKA Has Been Cruisin: Genre-blending, Nigeria-born, pop-soul artist AMAKA  has released new single “Cruisin,” and she’s joined by 2X Grammy winning house producer Kaytranada.

“Listening to Cruisin feels like the aural embodiment of afro-futurism and the adrenaline rush of a spaceship takeoff.” said AMAKA in a statement. “I wrote Cruisin’ after the death of the most important person in my life and the most physically and mentally challenging experience of my life to remind myself of my strength, my focus, and most importantly that I can keep going, keep cruising, no matter what comes my way. It certainly holds true now more than ever and I hope to inspire others to never give up and never stop dreaming.”

The song, which is reminiscent of ’90s party R&B, is AMAKA’s debut single. “Today marks the start of a new era for AMAKA with the debut of her first solo single ‘Cruisin,” reads the press release. “Bringing a brighter sonic palette into her genre-blending sound, AMAKA is joined by 2x Grammy-winning house producer and artist Kaytranada, who executive produced the single. ‘Cruisin’ swells into a beat driven summertime staple, equally suitable for sweaty club dance floors, late night car stereos, yacht party sunsets and everything in between.”

AMAKA Has Been Cruisin: AMAKA’s “Cruisin” single is out now.











































































































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