NELSON FREITAS, BACK IN THE BIG LEAGUES

With his latest single "Hero" already approaching 2M views on YouTube, Nelson Freitas is easily positioned alongside the best-known, having brought together all the ingredients for an unmissable hit that will mark your New Year's Eve!

WHO IS NELSON FREITAS ?

Singer, composer, producer and head of the GhettoZouk Music label, Nelson Freitas is a Dutch artist with a rich musical background.

Having already released six successful albums, including "Semper Verão" and the platinum-selling "D'Pos de Quarentena" (over 60 million streams), Nelson Freitas already boasts a number of remarkable hits. In recent years, he has collaborated with international talents such as Mr Eazi on his hit single "Tellin' Me Something" (check it out), DJ Maphorisa, June Freedom and Juan Magan, to name but a few: The USA (including the Dunkin Donuts Center in Boston and AfroNation in Miami), the UK, the Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Angola and Portugal, where Nelson has played to full houses in prestigious venues such as Coliseu dos Recreios and Campo Pequeno.

Having always drawn inspiration from his Cape Verdean roots to explore a diverse range of musical genres, he has ventured, throughout his vast discography, into different styles, from zouk to R&B, kizomba and hip-hop. Today, firmly anchored in the Afrobeats & Amapiano movement, he presents us with his latest single, the prelude to his upcoming album.

He marks his return to the forefront of the music scene with a bold, refined new sound, while retaining the fundamental essence of his previous albums, which have won him an international fanbase. Having surrounded himself with an impressive team of producers and composers, among the most renowned on the Afrobeats scene, Nelson Freitas has assembled all the possible ingredients in the recipe of his success.

"HERO", already a must-listen !

With its recognizable beat, heady chorus and catchy rhythms, "Hero" already boasts over 1.7M views on YouTube. It features Angolan-Portuguese international supermodel Sharam Diniz in a love story as romantic as it is heroic.

Produced by the in-demand Blaisebeatz (BNXN, Davido, Victony, CKay) and written with Daecolm Holland (Adekunle Gold), "Hero" tells the story of a hero who is ready to step out of his comfort zone, to let go of what brings him happiness with the conviction that the new path he has chosen is the right one.

"Hero" has been available on all platforms since October 12, while we await the release of his eagerly-awaited new single "Black Butterfly" on January 19, 2024!

Christophe SOUSA

Christophe SOUSA

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