"A noteworthy track is the hip-hop styled lyrics of Shine coupled with an R&B beat to create a beautiful duality" - Rose Basu, Shiftermagazine
Bad Boy Outside (BBO), a música tem uma levada interessante e muito gostosa"
"Realmente é uma música que tem uma mensagem forte, não somente no seu som como também em sua letra"
Spontaneity at its best
"Magic to our ears, smooth vocals and infinite grooves"
Pa.II is one of those talents that can't quite be categorized into a box. With soft yet strong vocals, thought provoking lyrics, intricate beat production as markers of his work; it is no wonder he has command of many genres and musical styles. His work is themed with romance, devotion and a proclivity for bluster.
The Nigerian born singer/songwriter, producer and engineer has blossomed into a distinct talent, his sound- a blend of genres (R&B, Dancehall, hip-hop and Afrobeats primarily) making for a versatile creative. Pa.II’s self assurance and sensual nature lends itself heavily to his endearing sound. Pa.II first got on the scene with a three part self produced EP- ILLAH X,Y,Z in 2014 while living in Toronto, shortly after which he launched Nyama Nyama Sound. Juggling his architectural studies, he released a sophomore EP in 2018 and another in 2021.
But 2023 has been his best year yet, seeing him perform at Northern Lights Festival Boreal, River & Sky Fest, West Nippissing, UpHere Festival, Afrofest Sudbury and many more.
Now a full time creative, his new project with out stand out track like Husband Material and Collect, promises to uncover a resolute yearning for a romance, the allure of love, personal determination to secure affairs of the heart. ILLAH U will solidify Pa.II as an Undeniable talent making Unforgettable music.
ILLAH U is set to be released on all streaming platforms via Nyama Nyama Sound on November 1st 2023.