Independent (Faze album)

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Independent
Studio album by Faze
Released October 5, 2006
Recorded 2005–2006
Genre R&B, pop, hip hop
Length 48 minutes
Label Independent Entertainment
Producer Spankie, I.D.Cabasa, OJB Jezreel, Jah Mix, Paul Runz, Cohbams, Mr. Daz
Faze chronology
Faze Alone
(2004)
Independent
(2006)
Originality
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
NET [disambiguation needed] 5/5 stars[citation needed]

Independent is the second studio album by Nigerian R&B Superstar Faze, released on October 5, 2006. The album has gained the tag of being 'THE MOST SOLD ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2007' as well as the most sold Faze album to date.

Production[edit]

The production of the album was a bit similar since he featured some old producers who worked on his first such OJB Jezreel, Cohbams, Paul Runz. The album included ID Cabasa, Spankie,Mr Daz and Ja mix to Faze's list of producer with whom he had worked with. Recording and Mixing engineers include Dr. Fabriz, Jamix, Clement, Jegg and Issac Effien

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "I Don Come (Verse 1)"     1:32
2. "Loving You Everyday"     4:24
3. "Skit"     1:31
4. "Kpo Kpo di Kpo"     3:36
5. "Letter to my brother"     4:25
6. "Tatoo Girls"     4:16
7. "Need Somebody"     4:54
8. "On a Plane"     4:16
9. "Skit 2"     1:40
10. "Kolomental"     4:36
11. "Alphabetical love"     3:42
12. "Skit3"     0:48
13. "Do Good"     3:12
14. "Kpo Kpo di Kpo"     4:11
15. "I Don Come (Verse 2)"     1:39

Reception and Charts[edit]

Independent sold over one million copies before its release date making the most sold album before its official release date. The Six singles in the album namely Loving you everyday (Channel O nominated for best West African Video of the year 2008), Kpo Kpo di Kpo (#1 Single chart song and Best Chereography award winner (Soundcity Awards), Letter to my brother (one of Africa's best diss replies as well as a top chart song), Tatoo Girls (#1 chart single),Need Somebody (#1 Chart single and Hip-Hop Nominated song for Best R&B Song of the year), and Kolomental (lead single of the album and one of the two biggest hits of 2007 the other being Yahoozee by Olu maintain)

With over 3 million sold with a number of awards and nomination Independent stands out as one of the best R&B album in Nigeria of all time. The album masterminded Faze's present international popularity as well as his yet unconcluded Konvict Muzik deal.

Vocals and Lyrics[edit]

Independent is Faze's most popular, hit packed and talent expository album to date and his smooth voice in most songs are not just superb but unique..

References[edit]

  • Album sales [1]
  • Faze Independent Album [2]

External links[edit]

  • Mynaijanews [3]
  • Naijapals [4]
  • Allafrica [5]