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Music Artist King Joel is Dominating the Mash-up between Hip-Hop, R&B, and Afro-beats

Written by: Kimberley Porter |  Mash-up between Hip-Hop, R&B, and Afro-beats | Pictured: King Joel
Written by: Kimberley Porter | Mash-up between Hip-Hop, R&B, and Afro-beats | Pictured: King Joel

King Joel is an international recording artist and businessman in the music industry who has dominated the fusion of afrobeats, hip-hop, and R&B. King Joel, an Atlanta resident and native of Lagos, Nigeria, has found a way to use his work in the music business to transform his suffering into power. He describes afro-beats with a strong foundation in jazz, and utilizing the drum to find its rhythm and message.

Rapper and producer of past singles: “Love’s Real”, “I AM”, “Love Never Loved Me Back”, “Let Us Breathe”, King Joel is bringing in those eagerly awaited summer feelings with the recent release of his newest smash single, "My Love" featuring Davido! This brand-new joint endeavor is causing a stir since it was motivated by a genuine "situationship." Now streaming on Vevo/Youtube and topping the charts on Apple Music.

In a recent interview, King Joel said the goal of the video concept was to produce something suitable for a song with two male artists. I was communicating with a woman I was attempting to win back. Davido had a woman behind him, indicating that he had experienced something similar "in the past" or that a woman was behind him. The black and white images served as a nod to older forms of entertainment. Together, the energies represented both the present and the future. Together, two powerful forces are moving forward.

You can also find the luxury living lifestyle as a consistent motif in his work, whether its colorful wardrobe invoking royalty, or exotic locations and households, even to the title of his name. Joel wants to be aspirational as well as entertaining.

Founding Elision Records in 2014, the label is home to such artists as Marzdahippy, Espnique, ScottyValid and Tobesff. The record label has produced dozens of hit singles, EP’s and music projects; as well as music videos. Elision looks to go into the short film world within the next year. The goal continuously has been to reinvest back into the Nigerian communities that have given him so much, and to make a difference in people’s lives.

King Joel takes great delight in being a consummate musician and servant. His stories are true, and his music has strong content. Through his artistic expression, he pushes energies that you can already feel or have felt. King Joel is now working on his $4 million visual album, "The Livinggod Project," and this year he will also release his first project, "God's Time."

King Joel has a lot more exciting things coming down the pipeline, including looking for a new female artist to join the Elision Records team, one or two hip-hop singles and another one or two Afro-beats EP.

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