Omah Lay has revealed his plans to lead the future of Afrobeats with his new sound, showcased in his upcoming sophomore album.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with Beat FM on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, the award-winning singer and one of the biggest artists of the year 2023, emphasized a transformative shift in the Afrobeat landscape.
Omah Lay confidently asserted that the familiar sound associated with Afrobeat will change a lot in 2024 and the coming years. He shared that he’s already bringing in a fresh sound for Afrobeat, giving us a taste of it in his latest hit single, ‘Holy Ghost.’ The singer also spilled the beans that his upcoming album, set to drop this year, will have a lot of this exciting new sound, with its awesome new vibe.
In his words, Omah Lay declared, “I have started a new sound, I feel like Afrobeat is going to, the sound people identify as afrobeat is going to change in 2024, 2025, in the future and I am going to be one of the leaders of the new sound. I have started a new sound of Afrobeat and you’re going to hear more of that in 2024. Holy Ghost is one of them and am putting out an album and the album is going to consist of all of this new vibe.”