Shady Blue - Better Without You
Official Music Video - Better Without You by Shady Blue Produced by TeeBeeO
Directed by Uvi Orogun
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As Afrocentric-nism climatic sound "movement" reaches its plateau on its current wave as the new emerging sound of the Afro-race, one or all should not dislodge the main PROTAGONIST Shady Blue.
Also known as the Afrocentric Soulful Jazz Queen, is back after a brief absence with a new single ‘BETTER WITHOUT YOU" from her yet to be released album 'MY WAY".
Shady Blue flaunts and expresses versatility with this sound in the single "Better without you" which she describes as Afrocentric Soulful Reggae...
She describes her new single ‘Better without you’ as Afrocentric Soulful Reggae.
This sound is reminiscent of the rendition paralleling the likes of Sade Adu, Jill Scot, Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, it depicts her versatility to sing any style of music.
The Single produced by TeeBeeO will be out on the 4th April 2019 on iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Google Play, Spotify, Napster, 7digital, Emusic, and MediaNet .
The Nigerian based producer TeeBeeO has also worked with the likes of Dbanj, JJC, Davido, Dammykrane, Kayswitch, Shakar EL, Jaymalik etc.
Still in the euphoria of her last single entitled ‘ShakuShaku Logba’ from her upcoming Album ‘My Way’, Nigerian UK-based Afrocentric soulful Jazz queen, Folashade Aboderin, popularly known as Shady Blue, is leaving no stone unturned to improve her work in the industry, by exemplifying herself with dynamic material that will motivate a new generation.
Without doubt, Shadyblue has every reason to thank God as 2019 has been a career boost for her, despite solely pushing her career forward, a development that has made her carved a niche for herself in the industry both home and abroad.
The Nigerian-born singer also acknowledged the support of her fans over the years and assured that they would have more of her apart from the new album in 2019.
“I am really grateful for your endeared support and love both home and abroad. I believe this is a rare privilege. I really appreciate your love’
Shady Blue performs live with her band and plans to tour Africa with her band very soon.
Shady was born and raised in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, West Africa to a Nigerian – Yoruba father and bi-racial mother (half Ghanaian and half English). She was influenced by her father’s music - a renowned Jazz musician/producer in Nigeria.
Her unique vocal style blends the best of Soul/R&B/Jazz and Afrobeat / Afrocentric Soulful Jazz (her native African sound) and now Reggae forming music that will truly inspire a generation.