Multi-talented artist, Skales, has once again taken center stage with the release of his eagerly awaited EP, entitled Proof of Life. The seven-track EP reveals a celebratory mood that encapsulates the artist’s journey and his evolution over the years.
Throughout his career, Skales has been a resilient and intuitive force in the music industry. His ability to seamlessly provide the soundtrack for joyous moments and celebrations is a testament to his versatility as an artist. He effortlessly traverses different musical eras, embracing each with the flair of a consummate professional. From his early days as a member of the Banky W.-led record label, Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E), Skales has been a prominent figure in the Afropop genre, celebrated for its fluidity and diversity.
Skales’ artistry is marked by his ease in switching between razor-sharp bars, Caribbean-infused rhythms, and balmy African melodies that often center on themes of the female form and his jet-set lifestyle. His journey from hits like Man of the Year in 2015 to Mr Love in 2018 has been a transformative one, characterized by explosive beats and irresistibly catchy tunes that have become anthems for fans across the nation.
Proof of Life is an impressive musical collection; it is a reflection of Skales’ growth as an artist and his constant evolution in the ever-changing landscape of the Nigerian music scene. This EP showcases his ability to create melodies that are not only catchy but also reflective of his celebratory spirit. Skales’ music has always been a bridge between eras and a testament to the boundless possibilities within the Afropop genre. Proof of Life is an invitation to revel in the timeless melodies and infectious rhythms that have become synonymous with Skales’ work, and it stands as a reaffirmation of his prominent place in Nigerian music.
Listen to Proof of Life EP here.