Manchester Afrobeats Artist Prido Shares New Track ‘Dolly’

Manchester-based afrobeats artist Prido has unveiled his latest single, “Dolly”, accompanied by captivating visuals on YouTube.

Drawing inspiration from the rich culture and vibrant energy of his hometown, PRIDO infuses his music with unique homegrown sounds that blend traditional Zambian rhythms with a modern twist, creating a distinct and captivating style.

“Dolly” showcases Prido’s ability to breathe new life into the afrobeats scene, delivering a track that is bound to become a fan favorite.

The song’s catchy melodies and upbeat tempo invite listeners to groove along from the very first note, capturing the essence of a summer vibe. With a fusion of melodies and cadences that span Africa, the Caribbean, and the United Kingdom, the record exudes a cross-cultural appeal.

The accompanying visuals, shot and edited by Moses Kersh, provide a celebration of modern chemistry between two individuals as they strive to connect their minds, bodies, and souls.

The song’s title, “Dolly,” referring to a young attractive woman, portrays Prido’s infatuation with a lady who ignites his imagination, fueling a frenzy of daydreams. In these daydreams, Prido finds himself chasing after her, yet unable to fully reach her.

Prido, who has been selected as ‘MIF’s Sounds to watch for 2023, is quickly establishing himself as a frontrunner in the North West music scene. His storytelling afrofusion bangers draw influences from hip-hop, grime, soul, and afrobeats, showcasing his diverse musical range.

His previous works have received widespread recognition, including nationwide airplay and official playlisting on BBC Radio 1 and 1xtra, Capital Xtra, Climax, Afrobashment, Reprezent, Pie, and Unity Radio.

As Prido continues to make his mark on the music scene, ‘Dolly’ serves as a testament to his versatility as an artist. By infusing his music with the spirit of Manchester and embracing a fusion of cultural influences, Prido creates a fresh and captivating sound that is both familiar and new.

With his unique blend of afrobeats, captivating visuals, and infectious energy, Prido is set to make waves and leave a lasting impact on the music industry.

Listen to “Dolly” below!


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