Naydu is a rising star in the Afrobeat music scene, originally from Nigeria and currently based in Atlanta. Now back with the new single ‘NUKE – Selense’, the solo artist once again demonstrates the infectious beats, smooth vocals, and socially conscious lyrics which he has become known for. Seamlessly blending traditional Afrobeat with contemporary urban sounds, Naydu has built a reputation as one to watch.
Speaking about the new single, Naydu explains: “NUKE – Selense is a celebration of love, the joys of serenading and the power of dancing. Naydu’s vocals are full of passion and energy, encouraging listeners to let loose and enjoy the ride. The song’s title, ‘NUKE,’ is a nod to the explosive power of the track, while ‘Selense’ is a Nigerian slang term meaning ‘take it easy’ or ‘go with the flow’ to the oxymoron – go figure!”
Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, Naydu’s early exposure to the rich rhythms and melodies of Highlife and Afrobeat ignited his passion for music. From a young age, he showcased his singing prowess and electrifying stage performances in local talent shows, garnering a loyal following.
Upon moving to Atlanta, Naydu dove headfirst into the city’s vibrant music scene, collaborating with fellow artists and producers. Combining his African roots with the influences of American hip-hop and R&B, he began crafting a unique sound that seamlessly blends traditional Afrobeat with contemporary urban music.
Naydu’s music is characterised by its catchy hooks, infectious beats, and socially conscious lyrics. He fearlessly uses his platform to shed light on crucial issues such as inequality, poverty, and political corruption, all while celebrating the joy and vibrancy of African culture.
Beyond his musical talents, Naydu is also a skilled techie and songwriter, having collaborated with industry heavyweights. His unwavering dedication to his craft, coupled with his passion for music, has garnered critical acclaim and a devoted fan base.
As his star continues to rise, Naydu’s music is gaining traction both domestically and internationally. His talent, creativity, and unwavering commitment to his artistry position him as a true force to be reckoned with in the Afrobeat music scene.