Afro-dancehall star Stonebwoy has dropped his expansive fourth studio album – “Anloga Junction” on 24th April. The album drop coincides with the official video release of lead single “Nominate”, featuring Grammy award winning R&B icon Keri Hilson. The song has been directed by Denzel Williams and styled exclusively by Tommy Hillfiger in the TommyxLewis collection, the video is set in LA with Stonebwoy and Keri playing the roles of casting directors for a beauty pageant.
Speaking on the collaboration, Keri explains, “I love the song we’ve done. I’ve always wanted to feel like this! Working with Stone was also a really nice surprise. It was random how we met & I think the best music is made like this.”
The song follows on from the single releases of “African Party”, “Understand” featuring Alicai Harley and “Good Morning” featuring Chivv & Spanker, all of which are featured on “Anloga Junction”.
The album itself is an extensive, 15-track release that features an array of collaborations with artists such as Hilson, Harley, Kojo Antwi, Nasty C, Zlatan, Diamond Platnumz and Jahmiel. Discussing the concept behind the album, Stonebwoy says, “Where do we acknowledge our true roots and embrace our differences in the diaspora?…Why Anloga Junction?…because creativity has taken a spiritual cause on my journey to get to this present day…Anloga (Alakple, Volta, Ghana) is where this journey really started…”
Hailing from Accra, Ghana, Stonebwoy rose to international stardom after winning the BET Award for ‘Best International Act’ in 2015. Also receiving nominations from MTV, EMA and the Grammys, he has since collaborated with a slew of international stars, including Sean Paul, Trey Songz, Burna Boy, Kranium, Chris Martin, Samini, Patoranking, Obrafour and R2Bees.
One of West Africa’s most celebrated talents, “Anloga Junction” marks the next chapter in the story of Stonebwoy.