Having fired his first shot at music fame with his Eni Duro music hit, the exponential music growth of Olamide Adedeji music career from obscurity to a celebrated household name has been a jaw slacking journey. Many will liken his success to his consistency with indigenous rap with which he has created loads of music hits from First of all, Stupid Love, Shakiti Bobo and others.
Following this feat, fans were almost zoning the YBNL young boss to the indigenous rap genre. However, Olamide decided to take a break off the norm of high tempo dance all song with the release of an inspirational soft tune titled Melo Melo. In a bid to checkmate the acceptance of the unusual side of Olamide, View Channel brings to you the ratings and analysis of Olamide’s Melo Melo with veteran DJ Jimmy Jatt, Oga Madam of Wazobia FM Lolo, Victoria Pepple of STV and Mannie of Cool FM on the professional corner while music fans hold it down on the street.
Watch the video below to find out what people are saying about Melo Melo by Olamide in the industry & on the streets.
On the concept, bulk of the music professionals and fans were surprised to see Olamide in such a soft light and concluded the song was either a grass to grace story of his music career or a love story of a lady that probably stood by him when coming up.
Olamide’s lyrical dexterity in Melo Melo was argued to be inspirational and romantic at the same time, 20% of music expert critics and fans were of the opinion that the song was not lyrical rich enough for a love song while 80% approved Olamide’s soft lines.
The synergy of the lyrics and beat got all the approval with little or nothing to fault about the coherence in the keys and percussion.
The visual interpretation of Melo Melo was almost carting away with points before Olamide was faulted for being alone in the video and western culture played out with the ballet dancers in the video. It was a ratio of 3:7 clamoring for the use of Nigerian traditional dancers against the thumbs up giving to the coordination of the ballet dancers.
For the message, 40% drew inferences from the inspirational part of the song while 60% were plugged to the love story.
After the analysis, a rating poll was conducted from the concept to the lyrics beat and message on a scale of 1- 100 as usual and Olamide’s Melo Melo scored 82%. With this impressive pass mark, could soft tunes be Olamide’s backup plan? Share your views and analysis with us in the comment section below and find out what others are saying on social media @viewschannel.