Ladybrille Music: Omawumi Tells Unrequited Love Story With “I Go Go” (Audio)

“I Go Go” are the words that very soulful and classy songstress Omawumi sings on her same titled new track. However, I guarantee that you won’t be go-going anywhere with this moment-shaking, genre infusing track. Simply, ‘I Go Go’ is a passionate story of an unrequited love and the pain our hearts feel when love turns sour. Completely revolutionizing Nigeria’s prominent Afropop sound, Omawumi sings Nigerian Pidgin English (English mixed with a words from Nigerian languages) over a Reggae/Pop beat. Although opening with an almost neo-soul and jazz vibe, Omawumi never loses our attention- instead we enjoy the sweet skill of her vocals. As she currently awaits her first child and gears up for the release of her second album (following the highly successful Wonderwoman in 2009), it is clear to see that Omawunmi is set for new and broader beginnings.

Do you hear some Lauryn Hill in her? I do.

[audio:|titles=Omawumi I go go]

Download a I Go Go, for Free, courtesy Omawumi.

-Maria Okanrende

Ladybrille Magazine

Founded in 2007, Ladybrille® Magazine is a California based pioneer digital publication demystifying the image of Africans in the west through contemporary African fashion and celebrating the brilliant woman in business and leadership, with an emphasis on the African woman in the diaspora. Our coverage includes stories on capital, access to markets, expertise, hiring and retention, sales, marketing, and promotions.

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