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Afrobeat artiste Rison releases new single ‘Nobody has to Know’

Afrobeat artiste Rison releases new single ‘Nobody has to Know’

Ghanaian-Nigerian recording artiste, songwriter and performer, Rison has released new single titled Nobody has to know of his upcoming EP, ‘I Rise’.

The new song is about keeping relationships private and not getting people involved.

In the meantime, his ‘I Rise’ EP which has five (5) songs is set to be released soon.

Rison speaking on the Citi TV’s Breakfast Daily programme on Monday, November 23, 2020, said the EP is to project women.

According to him, women are always left behind and that is his way of bringing them forward.

“The EP was put together during the lockdown period, I was inspired by the various shades and sides of women. This whole project is actually about women because as an African man I’m acutely aware of the moment in time we are in where we as men have to learn to support and allow our women the space to be their greatest selves. I say allow because patriarchy has been the blockage to women truly rising,” he said.

“I know it’ There is a song on the EP called ‘Woman’, which talks about how powerful women are. The title “I Rise” is not just a personal statement to myself, but to every woman out there.”

About Rison

Anthony Enyie Okai (born March 5) better known by his stage name Rison is a Ghanaian-Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer.

Rison started off his journey in music at an early age of 6; He was involved in talent shows and school performances which got him noticed by his peers.

Rison and his family later moved to Queens, New York in 2007.

He dabbled in modeling, dancing, etc but never lost his tenacity for music. He got into the music scene singing R&B songs.

Rison currently resides in Atlanta-Georgia, where he’s working on his first EP. He is an independent artiste, releasing his music through his label After Dark Music.

Rison is considered a multifaceted artist due to the various musical styles he possesses. He writes, records and produces records that could be described as a fusion of R&B and African rhythm Afrobeat.

He has performed at Apollo Theatre, SXSW, Sarkodie’s Rapperholic 2018, Bhim Nation Concert 2018, Echo Stage DC, PlayStation Theatre NY, Irving Plaza NY, E-Hall ATL, and many more.

Rison has a lot of released songs “Bedroom Bully, Falling In Love, Delilah(murderer), I Don’t Want To Want, Bokor, Me
Alone, Vanessa, Feeling, Shor Onaabu, Blessing” and many more which some artists were featured on.


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