ENTERTAINMENT: Tekno Listed By Billboard As One Of It’s 10 Hip Hop And RnB Acts To Watch In 2017


Things will only keep getting better for
Tekno , as asides having some of his songs
topping charts for months this year, and
winning awards, snagging a Sony deal,
the singer, has now been named as one of
the acts to watch out for 2017.
Billboard magazine, who released its list
for hip hop and Rn b acts to watch in
2017, included the ‘Pana’ crooner on it.
In its words:
Tekno already has a number of hits
in Nigeria, and Columbia Records took
note, throwing its weight behind this
agile, elastic-voiced singer. Tekno’s
“Pana,” which has already accumulated
more than 13 million views on YouTube
and inspired a minor version of a video
challenge, is romantic and light on its
feet with little more than a nagging
guitar line and squirts of bass,
everything pegged to a serpentine
forward march. There’s clearly a
demand in the mainstream for feathery
dance cuts like this one: close your eyes
and imagine a smart radio programmer
cueing this up after Drake‘s “Too
Other acts who made the list
inlcude; Kehlani, Aminé, YFN
Lucci, Leela James, Kodie
Shane, Princess Nokia, Guordan
Banks, Khalid, H.E.R.


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