AFRICA’s hottest rising music star Tyla’s alluring new single, ‘Water’ continues to make heatwaves, figuratively and otherwise.
An ultra-smooth mood-setter, ‘Water’ is a refreshing blend of Amapiano and Afrobeats with sensual R&B, essential for every summer playlist.
Having premiered the song live to an adoring crowd at Afronation, Tyla’s much-anticipated new single further positions her as one of the continent’s most exciting new talent.
‘Water’is produced by Grammy-nominated British producer and songwriter, Sammy Soso, who has worked with Wizkid and KSI. It’s co-written by Corey Marlon Lindsay-Keay (who worked on Tyla’s last single ‘Girl next Door’ withAyra Starr), Ari PenSmith (Beyoncé), Sammy Soso, and Mocha.
The range of influences on ‘Water’ and ‘Girl next Door’ signify the versatility of Tyla’s style and capabilities; always staying true to her South African roots as she fuses polished vocal melodies with Afrobeats and Amapiano rhythm, creating a fresh take on the current Amapiano fever spreading globally.
Following the release of her sizzling hit ‘Been Thinking’ in January, she opened for Chris Brown on the European leg of his Under The Influence Tour, which included five dates at London’s O2 Arena.
While on the road, she made her Fashion Week debut in Milan, sitting front row at the Dolce & Gabbana show next to Kim Kardashian.
She also recently released her collaboration with Major Lazer and Major League DJz ‘Ke Shy’
The Johannesburg native introduced herself internationally with her debut ‘Getting Late’ featuring Kooldrink, and ‘To Last’, her new singles via Epic Records.
Local and international media continue to salute her work- with NME describing her music as“seamlessly blends R&B with elements of Amapiano…bringing [her] further into
the global spotlight”.
‘Water’ continues to make heatwaves- yes, pun intended.
Image (The alluring Tyla’s ‘Water’ is a must have this summer).