By Christian Agadibe
Nkasiobi Chukwu popularly known as Eclipse has recently signed to AbOriginal Productions who released a mouth watering hip-hop project entitled City of Dreams, however, the highly anticipated extended player (EP) drops, City of Dreams, by AbOriginal Music flagship artiste Eclipse is making airwaves.
Speaking with 25 years old artist, Eclipse has this to say, “What I just did are concise and diverse body of work, spanning a short but oh-so-sweet 9-song tracklist, City of Dreams is a modern Nigerian rap & hip hop masterpiece which showcases Eclipse’s burgeoning talent, and marks his arrival as the standout hip hop act in the Nigerian music industry.”
A diverse compilation of genres ranging from rap, R&B, EDM, trap music and vibrant afro beats, and featuring sizzling contributons from talented artistes such as M.I Abaga, Eva, Ruby Gyang, Demmi Vee, Poe & Evaezi, but with an unmistakable Nigerian hip hop edge, City of Dreams is a shining example of contemporary Nigerian hip hop which effortlessly meets international standards and achieves mainstream appeal without sacrificing its African origins.
Produced by Eclipse and co-produced by Ray-X, City of Dreams ambitiously and successfully covers a range of themes and genres, without losing entertainment value. For a celebration of achievement, fame and success, listen to the chest-thumping Orijo or Salamalekun 2.0. Want sizzling sex appeal and scorching lyrical chemistry? Listen to Ogini Di. Want socially conscious rhymes aimed at the urban youth, or a reflective soul-bearing affirmation of belief in one’s talents? Check out Afarawe, and No Worries. Want tongue-in-cheek humour and witty come-ons? Play Washerman and Pne More.