In a warm and cheerful atmosphere, the much-awaited musical album titled ‘Gbagyi Child’ by Bez Idakula gathered top faces in the entertainment industry for its album listening party which held in Lagos on the 25th of October 2015 at The Fuse Lounge Victoria Island Lagos.
The listening party was attended by a host of stars and media personalities including Seyi Shay, Falz, Olisah Adibua, Audu Maikori, Toke Makinwa, Timi Dakolo, Kunbi Oyelese, Tito Idakula, Kaylah Oniwo, Makida Moka, OC Ukeje, Ozzy Agu, Lala Akindoju and many more.
The album ‘Gbagyi Child’ which was produced by Cobhams Asuquo, is an entirely live recorded album, and it is scheduled for release in November 2015, with tracks like ‘Hold You Down’, ‘If to say’, ‘You Suppose Know’, ‘There’s a fire’, ‘Breathe’, ‘Eternity’ and a host of others.
While some songs were made by infusing the traditional drums sounds obtained in Bez’s village in Nassarawa, he also worked with Beyonce’s percussionist Marcie Chapa on others.
The yet to be released album ‘Gbagyi Child’ features diverse sounds with different origins and stories, which Bez narrated, revealing that the creation of the album began 2 years ago, and ended just a week ago.
Bez treated guests to a fine blend of traditional sounds, a breath taking feature with Simi, and rock music specially engineered to be enjoyed at international musical festivals. He engaged the guests in a question and answer session, offering insight to the intricacies of making his genre of music.