Hackney-born Melisa Whiskey is doing her part for the artists in the Afrobeats scene and she stands out on her latest offering “Crazy Love” with her angelic and powerful sounding vocals.
On her new track, Melisa fuses R&B and Afrobeats which reveals her ability to hop on any genre and make it work, demonstrating her versatility so early into her career. With her soft and melodic flow, Melisa effortlessly delivers some relatable lyrics about love.
When speaking about “Crazy Love”, Melisa states: “I wrote Crazy Love whilst at my family house in Ikeja Lagos Nigeria. The beat was produced by Jaypizzle and immediately I felt inspired drawing from a whirlwind bad relationship experience of unrequited & CRAZY love.
“I wrote crazy love coz, at the time I was in a really dark place and was literally pouring my heart out through music”. “you got, you got me out of my mind…. is literally the first lyrics I wrote down when I heard the beat”.Jaypizzle & I went to the studio to record just to make sure the song was right, and after a few tweaks, Crazy Love was born”.
Listen to “Crazy Love” above.