Since his re-emergence to the big picture with his monster hit single ‘No Wahala,’ 1da Banton has been on a roll, he’s churned out his debut album ‘Original Vibe Machine,’ the critically acclaimed ‘No Wahala Remix’ featuring his colleagues, Kizz Daniel and Tiwa Savage, and now, his latest single ‘Summer Love.’ 1da Banton is now ready more than ever to invite new listeners into his world.
‘Summer Love’ is 1da Banton’s second official output for 2022, the Michon-produced track pictures 1da Banton in a state of bewilderment prompted by the betrayal of love, and also yearning for love as he sings over the mellifluous instrumentation of the track with lyrics such as, “I been dey think say I too sabi, until dem break my heart oh, and now you don dey show me love wey dey feel like true love, I dey see everything e dey be like true love, but I no wan believe believe believe believe you.” Barely a week after release, the song has been met with rave reviews from fans and critics on social media and various publications.
Today, 1da Banton has released the official music video for ‘Summer Love.’ Directed by high-profile video director, Adasa Cookey, the music video brings to life the song’s vibrant spirit. It displays the singer’s star power as he sings about being heartbroken but still yearning for love, using his captivating voice. ‘Summer Love’ is the second visual masterpiece by 1da Banton this year, following the exciting visual treatment for the smash hit ‘No Wahala Remix’ featuring Kizz Daniel and Tiwa Savage.
Having gained international recognition and support from the prominent forces of Black Music, 1da Banton is a custodian and driving force in an exciting era for African music. The video is a fun summery affair which sees 1da Banton (and friends) having a good time on the beach. Watch the video below.