British-Ghanaian artist Kelvin Laryea, widely known as Kwamz, has launched his solo career with the release of his six-track EP, “Nature’s Symphony.” This project showcases Kwamz’s ability to seamlessly fuse African rhythms with contemporary sounds, solidifying his place as a versatile artist in the modern Afrobeats scene.
Kwamz, who gained recognition as one-half of the Afro-swing duo Kwamz & Flava, has embarked on a solo journey that highlights his Ghanaian heritage while infusing elements of the UK’s eclectic urban music landscape. His transition from captivating freestyles and covers on social media to chart-topping hits has played a significant role in shaping the Afro-swing movement in the UK.
“Nature’s Symphony” invites listeners on a rhythmic journey through themes of love, celebration, and self-expression. Standout tracks include “Bad Behavior” featuring JMANI, a charismatic and catchy song with lyrics like “Hennessy flavor, bad behavior. Lambo spacious, of course they go hate us.” The energetic “Confidence” featuring JMANI exudes confidence with lines like “daily I’ve been thinking me and you for vibe.”
Kwamz concludes the EP with the assertive anthem “How I Want,” emphasizing self-confidence with lyrics such as “I look and I dress how I want to, I talk and I walk how I want to.”
Reflecting on the EP, Kwamz shared that “Nature’s Symphony” is a reflection of his experience transitioning from the UK to the Netherlands, where he created the project surrounded by the natural sounds of the woods. The symphonic nature of his surroundings inspired the title of the EP.
Collaborations play a central role in the EP’s texture, with JMANI contributing vocals to five tracks and Dikoo making a special guest appearance.