Jordan

Jordan was written and recorded as a re-affirmation of self. A reminder that we fly around the sun every year because of our innate greatness. Jordan was also written as a proclamation of black. A reminder that the skin is a gift from God, for the soul to live comfortably in.

"Jordan is a melting pot of soul, R&B and futuristic rap production, all of which swirls around Lã's instantly warming guitar licks. In it, Lawal gets deep and spiritual as he celebrates life and his own heritage through his high-concept lyricism. A bold and head-turning opening gambit, our interest in the rest of the EP has definitely been piqued.”

- Complex UK

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Omo

BANDCAMP

While attending the Music Industry Arts program, Idris and a group of friends / his band recorded a 4-song project as class assignments. Idris would call the band tadé (a shortened version of his middle name and inspired by Nigerian/British legend Sade). The 4-song project would later be releases as tadé’s debut EP 'Omo' on April 5, 2017.

‘Omo’ is Yoruba and can be directly translated to ‘Child’. Conceptually, it is a 4-song project that touches on youth, love and growth. Embedded within the EP is a story of a boy who comes of age, finds love and purpose. Sonically, the EP combines elements of hip-hop, world music, afro music and r&b creating a truly unique sound.