Since introducing himself to a wider audience in 2021 with Mylestone EP, a six-track wondrous showcase of love and all it can inspire, rising star, Tha Boy Myles, has not looked back. The singer, born Ogunleye Olawale Michael, has continued on the upward trajectory that has made him a great Afropop hope. From track to track, the exciting Afrofusion artist has meshed trap-influenced flows, interpolated traditional Yoruba fusions, and staggered alt-pop, creating an integrated vision of his pithy sound.
His last single, the Niphkeys-produced “Shawty,” was a dreamy collaboration with Skiibii that danced around the tender feeling of loving someone with the willingness of doing anything to pull them close. The feelings are dialed up to the maximum, the melodies are still as sonorous as ever and love continues to be the central cohesive theme for all that Tha Boy Myles creates.
Keen to build on the momentum that he has accrued over the last two years, his new release, “Roma,” is a stylistic return to the balmy flows and word-bending alchemy of the Mylestone EP bolstered by live instrumentals that are retrofitted for his tranquil voice. Atop a buttery instrumental produced by rising producer, Qasebeats, Tha Boy Myles assures his love interest of his unshakeable commitment to her mentally, physically, and financially. His delivery is poignantly slowed down enough for the intent of his words to ring true and, when operating at this level, only few can come close to the unfiltered brilliance of Tha Boy Myles.
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