Nigerian Afrobeats star Mr Eazi has released a new mixtape dubbed Lagos To London (Vol. 2), the project is the artist’s third offering after Life Is Eazi Vol. 1 and 2.
Since he announced the release date of his follow-up to the rather disappointing Life Is Eazi: Lagos To Accra, Mr Eazi has been keeping his fans eager, from sharing his notes on the mixtape to announcing his satirical political campaign in the video for “Keys To The City (Ogede)”.
Finally, Life Is Eazi Vol 2: Lagos To London is here, but unfortunately, it doesn’t quite live up to the great expectations we had.
— Uncle London (@mreazi) November 9, 2018
The album begins strongly, with Lady Donli and Mr Eazi delivering a brilliantly composed duet, “Lagos Gyration (Intro)”. Unfortunately, the song that follows, “Surrender” featuring Simi, sets the tone for much of the rest of the mixtape — an average performance from Mr Eazi, uplifted by his guest acts.
Separated by a skit from Broda Shaggi, the Lagos half of the project comes first, with only a few singles standing out, particularly “Property” and “Pour Me Water”. Going on from the skit, the mixtape certainly picks up, beginning with the Burna Boy-assisted “Miss You Bad”.
There are a few new songs we would definitely go back to on the project, like “She Loves Me” and “Chicken Curry”, the latter being the album’s strongest track. Mr Eazi clearly also sees the song’s value, as he released a video to the banger late last night.
“Chicken Curry” features Sneakabo, and sees the two brag about their wealth and how hard they had to work to earn it. The video is comical, with Mr Eazi getting into trouble with an Indian family from whom he tried to steal.
As the best songs off the mixtape are on the London end, we can see why Mr Eazi is so fond of the UK, even giving himself the title Uncle London. Hopefully, we get more projects that resemble the latter part of the album from him in the future.
Stream & Listen to Life Is Eazi Vol 2: Lagos To London below: