On Wednesday, July 18th 2018, Hard Rock Cafe, Lagos came alive as industry bigwigs, media, music enthusiasts, and fans gathered for Skales’ exclusive listening party for his third studio album ‘Mr. Love’.
Mr. Love listening event presented by Baseline Music and in partnership with Alternate Sound, was supported by Hennessy, Petrolex and Kollertunz Entertainment. The show started with performances by select upcoming and top-rated artistes with hype man Shody getting the crowd revved up for the show.
Beat FM’s Olisa was the host of the evening.
At the listening event, Skales gave a heartwarming speech about his move to Lagos and getting discovered before performing Baddest Boy with Banky W, much to the delight of fans present. A special treat was the performance of some songs from his new album – Body, Fire waist, No Regrets, Sawa, and Good Life with Neza.
Some of the celebrities who came out to support Skales are Phyno, Burna Boy, Banky W, Sound Sultan, Praiz, Aramide, Mayorkun, CDQ, Jaywon, LAX, Ajebo, Nosa, Baseline Executives, and MC Shakara, Sensei Uche, Ifu Ennada, Rico Swavey, Kemen, Yung L, Kamal Ajiboye, Dj Jimmy Jatt, Dj Spinall and more.
After much anticipation, Skales’ third studio album Mr. Love is now available for download. The 16- track album is an eclectic mix of pop, rap, and soul music, featuring artistes from across Africa such as Ghana’s Sarkodie, Rwanda’s Neza, and South Africa’s Cassper Nyovest, to mention a few.
Mr. Love is heavily influenced by dance culture, and quite a number of tracks will have you moving. Most notable of these are the recently released single Fire Waist, One Leg Up produced by Pimp Beats, and Balance produced by Echo. You’ll also enjoy soulful tracks like Gbe and Good Life, both featuring Neza, and More which is an intimate love song featuring Tanzania’s Vanessa Mdee and Tenie.