Adekunle Gold Announces Release Date For His Third Album

By Cheloti Joshua

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Nigerian highlife singer, songwriter and graphic designer Adekunle Gold has announced that he will be releasing a new album next month.

In a post on his Twitter handle on Monday, Adekunle Gold said the new album, his third will be officially released on August 21.

The upcoming album is titled 'Afro Pop Vol 1'.

"Finally, My 3rd Studio Album
“Afro Pop Vol. 1” is out on the 21st of August," read part of his tweet.

Adekunle Gold who recently dropped a new single 'AG Baby' featueiy Nailah Blackman further provided a link for his fans to pre-save the upcoming project.

"Please, Pre-save The album here - All my love," he noted in the tweet.

Officially known as Adekunle Kosoko, Adekunle Gold, gained widespread attention after releasing the 2015 hit single "Sade", a highlife cover of One Direction’s "Story of My Life", a song that rose to critical acclaim and was nominated for Best Alternative Song at The Headies 2015.

In 2015, he signed a record deal with YBNL Nation and released his debut studio album Gold, which debuted at number 7 on the Billboard World Albums chart.

Adekunle Gold's second album titled 'About 30' was released in 2018.

He has won at least 8 different awards at the Headies, Nigerian Entertainment Awards and the City People Entertainment Awards.

Adekunle Gold was born into the Kosoko royal family of Lagos State, Nigeria. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Arts and Design from Lagos State Polytechnic.

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