Multi-talented Nigerian Afro-fusion artist Suté Iwar has finally released his highly anticipated debut album ‘Ultralight’, which showcases his versatility and musical prowess. The 15-track album, released on April 21, 2023, takes listeners on a journey through space, sound, love and lust, as portrayed in a fictional Netflix documentary about the artist’s life.
‘Ultralight’ features an impressive lineup of talented artists from West Africa and the UK, including WurlD, Tim Lyre, Lex Amor, Kadiata, Raytheboffin, Tay Iwar, Shalom Dubas, Ogranya, Efe Oraka, and Twelve XII. The album is a fusion of different genres, including Afrobeats, R&B, and soul, creating a wide sonic experience that explores international intersections and takes listeners on a trip across the Afrobeats soundscape.
In an interview with OkayAfrica, Suté Iwar said that he aimed to create music that speaks to the heart and soul, evoking feelings of love, hope, and inspiration. He added that each track on the album tells a unique story and takes the listener on a journey through soundscapes that are both familiar and new.
‘Ultralight’ showcases Suté Iwar’s collaborative spirit and musical diversity, cementing his place as one of the most promising artists in the Nigerian music scene. Fans can expect to hear more from Suté Iwar as he continues to push the boundaries of Afro-fusion and captivate audiences with his unique sound.