The song ‘Simaku (Kumasi)‘ is a solo effort by Jay Bahd and the second song housed under his latest studio project dubbed ‘Return Of Okomfo Anokye‘
Synopsis Of ‘Return Of Okomfo Anokye’
Jay Bahd is a known trailblazer behind the Asakaa genre. With a collective sense of solidarity, he together with his Kumerican colleagues added a fresh and exciting dimension to the rap music scene after they shot into visibility in 2020. Amidst all the backlash he received as a result of the highly explicit video he posted on his snapchat few months ago, Jay Bahd gritty personality aided him tread across the chaos and soldier on.
Exactly a week ago, the Life Living Record frontliner – Jay Bahd announced the release of his debut extended play dubbed ‘Return Of Okomfo Anokye’. The announcement followed with the release of another single titled ‘Y3 Y3 DOM’ featuring O’Kenneth, Skyface SDW, Reggie, Kwaku DMC, City Boy and Kawabanga, thus numbering as the second single dished off the body of work. The drill song was well received, rising to the pinnacle of most music charts on TV, Radio and online within this short period. This built a keen anticipation to the project as music consumers and critics were eager to experience Jay Bahd’s arresting swagger and sonics in sequence.
In the ‘Return Of Okomfo Anokye’, Jay Bahd fuses Trap music and Asakaa (drill) in this narrative piece recounting his hard-knock life. The extended play houses 10 songs with features like O’Kenneth, Reggie, Kwaku DMC, Sean Lifer and others.
Also known as the demon, an alter ego which is in connection with his looks, Jay Bahd encourages his peers to stay convicted to their interests and ambitions. This is one of the salient messages the ep tends to preach, using himself as an example contrasting between his now and then.
Lastly, we commend Jay Bahd for this impressive tape with a 10/10 rating from us, not neglecting it’s superb production.
Listen and download ‘Simaku’ below.
Source: Ghana Music