When Orezi unveiled his Chocolate Daddy EP on Instagram, he did so with a playful yet fearless spirit, staying true to his unique artistic identity. Confidence and fearlessness are not just empty words for Orezi; at the height of his career, he ruled the airwaves with tracks like Shoki, Rihanna, Ogede, and more.
Despite sporadically dropping singles, Orezi’s true return to the music scene is embodied in the Chocolate Daddy EP, marking his first full project since The Ghen Ghen Album back in 2015. The unexpected release of a new project by Orezi is a pleasant surprise, indicating his efforts to rediscover his musical essence. However, it’s worth noting that the music landscape has seen a shift in genres, the emergence of new talents, the rise of fresh sounds, and a transformation in lyrical themes.
Orezi understands using social media as a tool to aid his characteristic playful and imaginative musical style. Within the “Chocolate Daddy” project, he openly recognizes the indispensable role of women, offering a delectable medley of themes encompassing love, pleasure, lust, and desire.
PLAYFUL AND FEARLESS SPIRIT
Orezi’s EP reflects his playful and fearless spirit, capturing the essence of his unique artistic identity. Throughout the EP, he maintains a confident and daring approach to his music, not shying away from exploring bold themes and experimenting with different sounds.
EXPLORATION OF LOVE & LUST
Orezi covers topics like love, pleasure, lust, and desire, with a strong emphasis on the importance of women in his music. On “One Call Away” He combined sensuality with a sense of availability, as he expressed his readiness to be there for the woman he desired. This track blends themes of love, desire, and seduction.
Drawing inspiration from various sources, including movies, real-life encounters, and cultural influences. “Chocolate Daddy” showcases the overall richness of the EP. “Colombiana” is inspired by both the movie “Colombiana” and a personal encounter with a Colombian woman. The song blends cinematic and real-life inspirations to create a unique narrative.
COLLABORATIONS AND FUSION OF GENRES
Orezi understands the power of collaboration, he enlists Daphne from Cameroun, Tekno- the self-proclaimed king of Afropop and Sheebah, the queen of Uganda. Infusing their unique style to bring an exciting feel to the project. The EP also showcases genre fusion, combining elements of Amapiano, R&B, and Afropop.