The Empire - Where We Come From, Vol. 1

Where We Come From, Vol. 1

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In March 2022, EMPIRE assembled some of Africa's finest singers and songwriters, the musical equivalent of Ocean's Eleven, at a writing camp in San Francisco. The result is Where We Come From, Vol. 1, a 15-track compilation featuring Afrobeats royalty Wande Coal, Tiwa Savage and Olamide as well as Tanzanian duo Navy Kenzo, Cape Verde's June Freedom and a host of other stars across Nigeria and Ghana - KiDi, Fireboy DML, Kizz Daniel, Tolani and more. The sounds traverse East, West and South of the continent, incorporating drill, amapiano, trap and Afrobeats in fashioning an album that at once sandwiches luxury between lust and love while also being a flagpost to hedonism. The cover art, created by Nigerian artist Dricky Stickman, incorporates all 15 songs into the final product, illustrating unity, community and culture. "This project 'Where We Come From, Vol. 1' is a perfect example of music having no limitations," Kareem Mobalaji, Regional Head West Africa said. "Yes we are from Africa, but we are truly determined to reach the entire world with our voice, which is music."

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The Empire - Where We Come From, Vol. 1
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