Emerging Star Akintoye releases his brand new single titled “Overload”
The 21 year old Canadian based lyricist and storyteller comes through with he release of his most anticipated single “Overload”. Drawing influence from storytellers such as Big L, Mos Def, and Kendrick Lamar, Akintoye combines his witty wordplay with fast paced and high energy delivery.
He has grown his fan base primarily through tiktok, where he has accumulated over 1.1 million followers to date, through his ability to remix popular sounds and samples to display his versatility. His most recent project entitled “Vertigo” was well received by his fans, and they eagerly anticipate the release of his next project “Centrepiece”.
Overload, is the result of years of failure building up to small scale success. Akintoye tells tales of his battles with anxiety as he moves up the ranks in the music world. Despite the building pressures and fears, he assures the listener that he will continue to wear his heart on his sleeve regardless of what may fall in his path. Check it out below and share your thoughts.