Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – In a remarkable feat, Jonathan Obai Fitzjohn, popularly known as Mello Seven, has taken the Sierra Leone music scene by storm with his latest track, “Kapu,” amassing an astounding 50 thousand views on YouTube within just two weeks of its release.
The song, “Kapu,” has quickly risen to prominence, claiming the second spot on Audiomack’s list of Sierra Leone’s top songs for August. It closely follows Adfega’s “Compound,” which has garnered 100 thousand plays.
“Kapu” is derived from Sierra Leonean slang and translates to “seize” in English. Mello Seven’s aim with this song is to inspire young people, urging them to pursue their dreams with unwavering enthusiasm while they have the chance. This inspirational message is set to an infectious amapiano beat, making the song a favourite at parties and nightlife events, and appealing to a diverse audience.
Regardless of your musical preferences, whether you’re a fan of Afro Fusion or enjoy uplifting tunes that resonate with youthful energy, “Kapu” demands attention. It is a song for everyone, encouraging listeners to seize the opportunities that come their way and move forward with unbridled excitement. PSN/9/9/2023