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Maka Unveils AI-Animated Visuals for Soulful Single “Sweet”


UK-based Nigerian soul-singer/songwriter Maka has graced the music scene with the AI-animated visuals for her latest single, “Sweet,” produced by Teck-Zilla. The chilled love song, a captivating blend of soul, Afro-soul, and hip-hop, presents a compelling narrative that resonates with audiences.

After the successful release of her 7-track EP ‘Moments In Motion‘ last year, Maka returns with the visually stunning “Sweet” video, reuniting with videographer/animator and str8buttah member XYZ to bring the song to life. Shot in various locations in London, UK, the visual incorporates a captivating mix of AI-generated images, stop-motion animation, and photography by Mihai Bejenari, offering a visually enchanting story of love and taking a leap of faith.

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Maka’s musical journey is rooted in her early days as a member of a children’s choir led by her mother in Lagos, Nigeria. Despite pursuing a law degree at the University of Lagos, Maka’s passion for music led her to create a series of recordings, including her acclaimed song “Loving You,” which won BeatFM’s Fresh Beats. Her foray into backup vocals for notable Lagos acts further solidified her presence in the music scene.

Having released her debut EP “The Truth,” a soulful fusion of sounds produced by Teckzilla, Maka garnered widespread acclaim and media attention, propelling her into the spotlight with features on platforms such as EarMilk, MTVbase, and more. Her dynamic career has seen her perform at renowned events like Felabration, Afropolitan Vibes, and the Lagos Jazz Series, showcasing her exceptional talent and captivating stage presence.

With her song “Good Time” serving as the official soundtrack of Jay Franklyn’s popular movie “Dinner” and her songwriting contributions to the Ebony Life TV web series “Indigo,” Maka’s musical footprint continues to expand, promising a special blend of soul music, hip-hop, and Afrocentric elements that resonate with a diverse audience.

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