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Lungi Naidoo Returns in 2022 With Her New Single ‘Addicted’

ByStaff Reporter

Jan 31, 2022

South African singer and songwriter, Lungi Naidoo, returns in 2022 with her new Afrobeats flavoured single ‘Addicted‘.

Produced by Nigerian producer Tega (DJ Spinall, DJ Tunez) at Blue Steam Entertainment Studio in Lagos together with Nigerian songwriter RVGE, Naidoo and UK songwriter Dantae Johnson, ‘Addicted‘ is an upbeat banger which is guaranteed to set the airwaves and dancefloors alight.

Addicted‘ is taken from her recently released EP COURAGE, which has already received over 1100 plays on radio stations around the world including the US, UK, Canada, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa since release.

The music video for the first single ‘Feel Good’  (produced by GuiltyBeatz) has received over 150 flightings on various TV channels including MTV Base, Trace, and Channel O.

Lungi Naidoo recently became the first African songwriter to sign to UK based independent distribution and label service provider Ditto Music’s music publishing arm, Ditto Plus Music Publishing.

With a career spanning over 20 years in the music industry, Lungi has written and worked with the likes of South African Grammy nominated dance producer Black Coffee, Nigerian latest superstar CKay, The Voice Nigeria winner Idyl, as well as South African artists: Heavy K, DJ Clock, DJ Sbu, Mondl Ngcobo, Kabelo from TKZee, as well as writing the official 20 years of Freedom song for South Africa marking two decades of the country’s democracy.

COURAGE has seen the release of the following singles: ‘Feel Good’ (23 July), ‘About You’ (20 August), ‘Azania’ (17 September) and ‘Duro’ (29 October). The COURAGE EP was co-written, recorded and produced by Dantae Johnson at The Woods Studios in London and mixed & executive produced by Pete ‘Boxsta’ Martin at the Matrix Studio complex.

Addicted‘ was produced by Tega at Blue Steam Entertainment Studio in Lagos, Nigeria.

Lungi recorded all the vocals at the Sound Foundry studio in Cape Town with Greg Abrahams.

Producers and co-writers on COURAGE include: London based South African born producer Pete ‘Boxsta’ Martin (Marshmello, James Arthur, Dope Saint Jude, Mali Music); UK producer & songwriter Dantae Johnson (Boys Noize, Kamille, JLS, Donel, Hrvy and Rak-Su); Ghanaian producer GuiltyBeatz (Mr Eazi, Kida Kudz, Sarkodie, Beyonce’s Lion King and hit single Akwaaba); GoodThings (Afro B, Stefflon Don, Rak-Su); Tega (DJ Spinall, DJ Tunez); Florian Fourlin (French multi-instrumentalist and producer); and Mike Keyz (K. Michelle, Wretch 32 and Kojey Radical).

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