Bontle Modiselle and Priddy Ugly, who are collectively known as Rick Jade have announced the release of their debut album, D.N.A (Da New Africa). The duo also shared the cover artwork of the and tracklist of their upcoming project. This comes a few days after the couple shared that they’re expecting their first child.
Bontle took to social media to share that the album is inspired by their 10-year relationship. She said in part: “range and subject matter, correlating with 10 years of our union in songs that represent a rich, bold and unapologetic approach to artistic expression.”
Bontle Modiselle and Priddy Ugly announce debut album. What do you think?
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D.N.A – DA NEW AFRICA is here! ?? A musical narrative in the form of a digital album, made by myself and @priddy_ugly, collectively known as @globalrickjade. In Feb of this year, we released a 2 track EP titled ‘I Want Something New’. Since then we’ve given you ‘Service’ and just recently, with the announcement of our beautiful pregnancy, we gave you ‘Bonita’ – the official video. This Friday, we give you 10 songs of versatility, range and subject matter, correlating with 10 years of our union in songs that represent a rich, bold and unapologetic approach to artistic expression. A Global African Sound. ⛽️?❤️. Da New African way! This is the track-listing & beautiful artwork made by @mark_draws – thank you bro. You’re insanely talented. Features: @klyofficial, @focalistic & @frsh.citizen. Producers: @herc_cutthelights @wichi1080 @justmoxi & @tonylee_world. Friday 23 August you get it all. Pre-Orders now available on Apple Music, Spotify and across digital platforms. Thank you for coming on this journey with us ??! #DaNewAfrica #DNA #MamaAfrika #BontleBaAfrika