No single artist working in Nigeria presently has mastered the artwork of music singles as tradition shifters as Dotman has. From the times of his first singles, “Sure Melo” and “High-quality Lady,” the singer has maintained a dogged dedication to elevating the sector of transformative pop singles.
The breakout success of “Akube” was one other reminder of his very explicit talent set. And as he continues to write down extra, he has been inching in the direction of making an album that distils his hit-making skill right into a cohesive physique of labor.
The album that bears the fruit of his laborious work is Hakuna Matata, a contemporary, incisive physique of labor bearing the indicators of Dotman’s proficiency however tempered with the urge to make music for all events. Hakuna Matata opens with “Pele,” a mellow reflection on the trail that has led him to his place. “Chop Life” thrives on its obliviousness, designed to drag listeners into the hedonistic orbit that Dotman presently operates at. 2020’s runaway hit, “Enugbe” is positioned because the centrepiece of this challenge, furthering the grass to grace motif of Hakuna Matata. The album’s second half is stuffed with love riddims, including one other sudden layer to Dotman’s artistry. Dotman takes his music to new plains on “Emotions” earlier than rooting it within the familial on “Shuga.”
With Hakuna Matata, the purpose is straightforward: give listeners the perfect of Dotman with out over flogging acquainted themes. And whereas Dotman has made the pop single a real artwork type, with this album he exhibits that he’s no one-trick pony.