See You Soon should inspire individuals to pursue their dreams and passions. It should serve as a reminder that with dedication, hard work, and perseverance, one can achieve their goals. It ties to the overall theme and brand identity of President Zik as someone who inspires the audience to go above and beyond. It is a continuation from the No Dayz Off ethos, which sees the artist locked in and gearing himself up for the perfect launch, and on ‘See You Soon’ he demonstrates that he is closer to his dreams now more than ever before. The project is set ignite a spark within listeners, motivating them to chase their aspirations and follow their own creative paths.
“See You Soon” is a three part series, with each pack revealing a new layer of the artist’s personality, at the same time narrating the story of what it took to get here. It revolves around themes of inspiration, dreams, hard work, socio-consciousness and relationships.
The set includes “Wallai,” “3:15,” “Did It Again,” and “Recipe.”
Each of these songs delve into autobiographical details about my journey, commencing with the first mention of Zaria (my city of origin) in “Wallai” where I rap, “used to ride around Z-City we like seven deep, thinking this came easy, what you telling me?” On “Wallai,” I talk about the circumstances of my ascent and emphasize my appreciation for the resources I had, no matter how limited.
Moving on to “3:15,” there’s an offer to give an even more detailed insight into the challenges we faced on the come up. The lyrics paint scenarios of sleeping on floors, an empty tank, and a depleted bank account. Again there are various references of the cities integral to my journey, such as “KD-ABJ,” as I depict my movement from the starting point, 069.
“Did It Again” marks a turning point as my bravado takes center stage, showing heightened confidence and a stronger belief in my ability and consistency. Alluding to my past there are lines like the opening bars on the second verse which goes – “reminiscing on some ways back, on the come up had to face facts, met a couple niggas on the same path, some them fell off, but I stayed strapped” – detailing growth over time, and how it has influenced my approach.
Finally, “Recipe” serves as a triumphant conclusion to the story. It delves even deeper into my past, referencing my upbringing, neighborhood, school, and other pivotal elements that have converged to create my unique “recipe” for success. The hook contains the reaffirmations of my loyalty to BHP, the collective and crew we founded during our uni days. “BHP, the realest squad there gon ever be.”
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