AWARD-WINNING artist EES (38) not too long ago dropped ‘Hunt Like a Lion’, the primary single from his upcoming, long-awaited new album known as ‘Recreation Changer’.
He plans to launch the album on 17 September.
The tune, which siginifies the duo’s first collaboration, options Lioness and is produced by well-known D-Rush from Austria.
The music video was shot in Namibia by Reggie Movies, and the modifying and color grading was performed by EES himself.
“The tune has managed to mix an especially worldwide musical sound with many African vocal chanting samples, and clearly has that particular ‘Nam flava’ spice,” he says.
“Probably the most attention-grabbing factor about this video is the message proper at first, which says: ‘Let the hunt start.’ This video comprises a particular hidden message that must be discovered and decoded by viewers … considerably of a treasure hunt,” he says.
EES says he has been engaged on the album for over two years.
“Final yr I figured it might probably not be a intelligent determination to launch it, so I waited. It was a troublesome time for the music trade, particularly since stay exhibits weren’t potential. The video was already shot in October 2019, so it was a bit of irritating to not launch it – particularly since I do know it is a banger,” he says.
EES says though Lioness’ music could be very totally different to his, he didn’t hesitate to work together with her. The Windhoek-born artist says he determined to crew up with the hip-hop go-getter, as a result of he all the time retains his eyes peeled for brand new expertise within the native trade.
“Lioness is genuine and hard-working, so I needed to hit her as much as be featured on my new tune. She was really screaming when she bought my WhatsApp with the request for a characteristic on my tune. That is the kind of vitality I can actually relate to,” he says.
The brand new album is combined by one in all Germany’s finest sound engineers, Kraans de Lutin.
“I actually wished to point out the skin world that Namibian music is highly effective and distinctive. I’m very proud to push the African type in my new music video, as a result of so many artists all the time wish to imitate the western American type. We’re Namibians and have nice areas, sounds and style we are able to make fashionable and let shine to the skin world,” he says.
Lioness describes her expertise with EES as simple.
“EES could be very artistic, and he likes to take dangers. He’s open to studying one thing new. He gave me a number of freedom, and I favored that. I had the chance to pick out my very own outfit,” she says.