Nigerian R&B singer and actor, Olubankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W, has announced his plan to release a new album in 2020, National Sportslink reports.
The sensation singer who went into politics in 2018 and ran for the Lagos’ Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in Nigeria’s House of Representatives under the platform of Modern Democratic Party but lost made this known on Friday, November 22, 2019, in a tweet.
This news medium understands that Banky W announcement was coming after one of the fans of EME label boss recently took to social media and tweeted about how much he misses Banky W the singer and urged the singer to release more music.
The fan, Francis Eluozo with the handle @Frannie_el tweeted, “Who else misses @BankyW the singer? I love @BankyW the actor, the politician, the activist but please sir still give us music. If you don’t want to do again, for goodness sake can you just make even if its one song a year, just one #@#@.”
Banky W in his response disclosed his plans to release an album in 2020, appreciating the massive love he still has from his fans across the country.
“Okay.. I’m gonna do at least one more album, in 2020. Not sure if there are too many ppl who feel the same as you do, but thanks for this. I appreciate it.”
in another post, he wrote: “Who else misses @BankyW the singer? I love @BankyW the actor, the politician, the activist but please sir still give us music. If you don’t want to do again, for goodness sake can you just make even if its one song a year, just one.”
National Sportslink recalls that the last time Banky W actively released an album was R&BW which dropped in 2013. His last recognizable single was ‘Mi Re Do (Cocoloso)’ featuring Stonebwoy and Shaydee – it dropped in 2016. In 2017, the singer also released EP, Songs About U.
Around that time, he also announced the closure of his record label, Empire Mates Entertainment just before running to become a member of the house of representatives in 2019. During that run, he announced his retirement from music.