A unique fusion of HipHop and RnB is the best way to describe I Love You, the forthcoming single from Africa’s hottest urban act De Indispensables. Since they burst onto the scene in 2004, the group has enjoyed phenomenal chart success in Africa, and performed alongside stars such as Wayne Wonder, Akon, Beenie Man, Mobo award winning rapper/ DJ Phoebe One and Pyrelli.
Soul singer Lenny B and poetic rapper TL formed De Indispensables two years ago after beating off 300 other hopefuls to win an ‘X Factor’ style competition and recording contract with Grafton Records. Last year their single ‘Sweet Mama’ rode high in the Nigerian charts throughout 2005 and got into the UK DMC Urban chart billed at number 16. The video kept De Indispensables rated number one on MTV BASE Africa.
They are currently number one on the MTV BASE Africa chart with their track “Peace Song” featuring another artist from the Grafton Records stable known as Mtrill.
Their current single, ‘I Love You’ is a love song that draws on the duo’s real life experiences and is taken from the group’s new album, ‘Press On Part Two’. With its mid tempo beats and a catchy chorus, this track is set to become one of this winters love anthems.
Its release date has been set for the 6th of November 2006.
The dup are currently touring in the United Kingdom and have completed the video shoot for the single ‘I Love You’ The single has been predicted to be the song that will put Africa at the top of the mainstream of Music.
- Nr.1 in MTV Base Africa Chart with Peace Song (currently) and Sweet Mama (previous single)
- Eleven months in Nigeria’s Palm Wine chart (having gone to No 2 in April 05)
- Recently subject of a documentary on International Black Culture channel BEN TV
- Nominated for Best Of Africa Awards 2006
- Their album Press On features MOBO-winning rapper and Choice FM DJ Phoebe One.