The hugely anticipated music video for May7ven’s massive Afrobeats single “Ten Ten” is finally upon us. Starring Eastenders heartthrob Chucky Venn and the Uniquesilver dancers, with cameo appearances from DJ Abrantee and Big P of SRE (Dotstar), the Lex Lewter-directed video which is choreographed by May7ven herself excellently showcases May7ven’s dance moves, sublime vocals and everything beautiful about being an African.
The massive single “TEN TEN” which was first played on London’s Choice FM by DJ Abrantee. It is a clever dance mix infused with Afrobeats drums, heavy synths, Fela harmonies and a very commercial vocal sound and has been making waves in clubs and dance floors up and down the country and is now poised to challenge for a UK chart position when it is released on May 7. Pre-order from Itunes: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/preorder/ten-ten-ep/id514581230.
Watch May7ven – Ten Ten
Hailed as the First Lady of Afrobeats, UK-based Nigerian singer, songwriter and dancer May7ven is only the second Afrobeats artist after D’banj to be A-Listed on UK mainstream radio with her ladies anthem “Ten Ten” – a mean feat even for some urban UK records, talk less of an Afrobeats record.
Her 2008 and 2009 independent releases also meant serious business, carving out a fruitful career path for the talented singer, songwriter and dancer who is heavily influenced by Fela Kuti and Michael Jackson. Securing multiple awards, endorsements and national tours under her belt, May7ven has hit massive milestones with her music, including performing for the president of Nigeria in 2010. Going forward, May7ven is now destined for greater stardom.
May7ven is a major part of the new wave of Afrobeats music that is about to hit UK and the global music market. There is nothing conventional about May7ven who is is poised to set the global music landscape on fire. Complete with her trend setting looks, brilliant white hair, style, energy, dance skills and most importantly killer vocals, London’s The Evening Standard recently described her as the “African Beyonce”.