Rose May Alaba Adds International Flair to Afrobeats with ‘Lockdown’

Rose May Alaba
Rose May Alaba

Singer Rose May Alaba, artist highlights the sweet fruits of life in her latest song, merging Afrobeats and pop.

Laced with her catchy vocals, the song titled ‘Lockdown’ is one that gets feet tapping, fingers snapping and heads bumping. The song was produced by Babybeats, written by Rose May together with Molly. The rhythm is reminiscent of traditional afro sounds wrapped around modern pop elements.

The song celebrates love, the kind that surprises you. Rose grew up in Vienna, with this single she wants to give Afrobeats more internationality and visibility across the globe.

In 2015, the artist released her first single ‘If all of this is You’, after which she wanted to play with different genres, tried out different musical styles successfully – and found her own style.

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Her most successful performances include the Afrobeats Festival and Lolla Palooza Festival in Berlin and a legendary stadium performance at the Special Olympics.

Collaborations with renowned producers such as Masterkraft, YoungJonn, Chopstix and now Blaise Beatz have cemented her reputation as an outstanding artist not only in the Nigerian music scene but also internationally. Rose May Alaba’s diverse musical background is also evident in her ability to sing fluently in English, German, Nigerian Pidgin English with a hint of Yoruba.

Her distinctive sound appeals to a global audience, and her fan base lives in various regions of the world, particularly in Africa America and Europe.

Listen to ‘Lockdown’ by Rose May Alaba below: