Fresh on the heels of her 2013 Headies award win for Best Female Vocal Performance, the young vivacious singer takes it a notch higher with this captivating dance single, which was tagged as one of the top 10 best selling singles of 2013 on Spinlet, Africa’s top music distribution platform. It was also named “Song of The Year” at the 2013 Nigeria Gospel Music Awards.
Anticipation for its release had been growing steadily over the past year with the breathtaking stage performances by Nikki and popular dance team, Alien Nation at different stellar events including the Mary J Blige’s Sisters With Soul and EbonyLife’s Mandela Tribute concerts, leaving an unquenchable thirst for more.
With the fantastic music production by Xblaze (Nikki’s brother); the creative video scripting by Nikki Laoye; the outstanding video directing by TFrizzle (Frizzle N Bizzle Films) and the exceptional choreography by Temisan (Head Choreographer, Alien Nation) & Stephen (of Kaffy’s Imagneto Crew), “1-2-3″ is bound to be one of the top dance videos of 2014.
Shot on location at the University of Lagos, the exciting video brings a new vibe to the Nigerian music scene with its combination of high energy dance routines, thumping bass patterns intertwined with classic Indian drums and of course, the infectious chorus count soaked in the catchy harmonies Nikki Laoye is renowned for.
Cameo Appearances include Essence; Xblaze (Nikki’s brother/producer); Kiki Omeili of Lekki Wives Fame; Ade Laoye of EbonyLife TV; BeatFM’s DJ Gosporella; Anny, J’odie (Kuchi Kuchi crooner); Mrs Yetunde Laoye & Debola Laoye (Nikki’s mum & brother) ; Gospel Artistes –ONOS, Provabs, XL2Letters; Akeem (music producer) of Modupe Cole Home, Akoka.
Nikki Laoye is currently signed to entertainment management company, WaHaLa Media Entertainment.
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