Artist, producer and label executive Charlie Kay dropped his brand new single ‘Solo’, featuring renowned South African rapper Cassper Nyovest, and fellow Zimbabwean artist Gemma Griffiths. ‘Solo’ marks the first release of the year for Charlie Kay and will feature on his forthcoming debut project, with more details to be revealed soon. The 9-track project will serve to solidify Charlie Kay as one of Zimbabwe’s most multifaceted exports. Already a music Entrepreneur, Label Executive, Producer and talented artist, this project will dial up the latter as he collaborates with some of the continent’s most exciting creatives.
“Solo signifies a new chapter in my musical journey,” says Charlie Kay. “Now I’m surrounded by an amazing group of people who continue to elevate me.”
Speaking on the collab he shares: “I have always been a fan of Cassper Nyovest so when we were in the studio together vibing, l played him the demo that I had with Gemma Griffiths on the hook. When Cassper heard the track, it didn’t take him long to jump in the booth and lay down a verse – the rest was history.”
Alongside the track’s release, ‘Solo’ is accompanied by a striking video, which champions all artists. The zestful bouncing beat produced by Charlie Kay himself is accompanied by the smooth and sultry vocals of ‘A Girl From Harare’, singer-songwriter Gemma Griffiths, whilst both Charlie Kay and Cassper Nyovest take turns in making the track whole, uniting the elements with captivating verses and a melodious hook that showcase both artists in a light never seen before.
As a producer, sound engineer and musician, Charlie Kay has steadily built up a formidable reputation. From working with the likes of Jacob Banks, Sauti Sol , Jaykae and the BBC UK, and engineer credits for the likes of Msbanks, Stonebwoy , KiDi ,NSG, Smallgod , and Kwesi Arthur to name a few, Charlie Kay’s star is on the rise.
Having established his Record Label ‘Inkredible Muzik’ – which has released projects with artists such as Smallgod, Headie One, NSG, Ms Banks, Ivorian Doll and many others; This multi-faceted exec continues to grow as an artist in his own right. The astounding new single, ‘Solo’ comes off the back of a sync deal for South Africa’s ‘Blood & Water’ and provides an exciting beginning to this fresh new era for Charlie Kay.
Make sure to connect with Charlie Kay online and look out for his South African media tour.