UK afrobeats artist August.III is back with feel-good track of the summer, Desire, featuring Nigerian superstar Bella Shmurda. Bringing his Nigerian heritage to the fore, August.III channels West African percussion with high-life guitars and upbeat vocals on this infectious track.
Combining African influences with old-school RnB influences, Desire is for dancing. Dropping his debut Paaji in August 2020 to huge acclaim, August.III followed up with EP Hospital Talk which continues to captivate a diverse, global audience and gain international media recognition.
Featuring on August.III’s latest release Desire, Bella Shmurda – aka Fine Boy Bella – is the voice of the streets in his hometown of Lagos, Nigeria, and has clocked up more than 60 million streams across his releases.