Newly married music stars and celebrity couple Adekunle Gold and Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi have released a new song ‘Promise’ chronicling their love story.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that Adekunle Gold announced the song and video release on Thursday amidst the anticipation of their joint album.
The afro-alternative song contained lyrics of the duo speaking of their love for each other and promising to stick together for eternity and was accompanied by an equally affectionate video.
The video featured Simi and Adekunle Gold, who recently had a private wedding with 300 guests, in full romantic mood and contains snippets from their beach-themed wedding.
In a note accompanying the song, Adekunle Gold thanked fans for their good wishes and explained their reasons for having a private off-media wedding.
He said, “Earlier in 2018, I asked my girl of 5 years to be my wife. Knowing all my imperfections and shortcomings, she said yes!
“This January, before God and our family, we vowed to do this thing called life together. To be honest, it’s easy to get lost in the limelight.
“So we definitely have a slightly obsessive desire for a private life that belongs to just us. We planned on sharing a little bit of the beginning of our forever with you.
“Thankfully, my team got Kudus to capture some of these moments for you. I see all your beautiful wishes for me and mine.
“I want to thank you and I hope our union brings more magic. Here’s your first look. Promise,” Adekunle said.
The newlyweds are known for working on each other’s projects, including providing back-ups vocals. Their joint songs include fan-favourite, ‘No Forget’.
Newly wedded couple and singers, Adekunle Gold, 30, and Simi, are reportedly set to release a new album this year.
Singers Simi and Adekunle Gold Talent Manager, Bizzle Osikoya hinted this on his twitter page, where he shared an image that jointly credited both artists on a pre-order project not fully revealed with the caption “Joint album coming through there’’.
The newlywed, who recently got married at a private wedding ceremony and have worked together on a number of singles off their individual projects may be combining forces once again.
Simi’s “Simisola” released in 2017 had earned her both commercial and critical acclaim, and Adekunle Gold’s 2018 sophomore album, “About 30” also showcased his growth in the industry.
Adekunle Kosoko, popularly known by his stage name Adekunle Gold, is also a songwriter and graphic designer.
He has released several singles including “Sade”, “Orente”. While, Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, professionally known and referred to as Simi, 30 started her career as a gospel singer, releasing her debut studio album in 2008 titled “Ogaju’’.
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