After a one year hiatus, Captain E announces release date for his debut single with a trailer (watch below). Friday the 23rd of September is set to be the date for his debut single “Competent Enough”.
In this single we take a dive into the artists mind, seeing what it is to be the son of a super star actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde while addressing the phrase “Omotola’s Son” which he is often described by. Looking at 24 year old artists achievement, it is clear as to why he wants to be described as his own person and create an identity for himself.
Recall in 2014 at 15 years old, Captain E emerged 3rd at the international music conference producer showcase in Atlanta besting over 50 producers. The event which was aimed at discovering young music producers around the world, had only young Captain E as the. Only African representative as well as the youngest contestant in the competition. Among the judges was grammy nominated producer Jon Jon Traxx who’s worked with Beyoncé, Brandy and Mary J. Bilge with entertainment CEO Debra Antney who is responsible for the breakout of multiple high profile artists such as Nicki Minaj, French Montana and Gucci Mane.
In 2017, Captain E was nominated for the best mixing and mastering engineer at the beatz awards 3 along side industry giants mixxmonsta and swaps proving he is a force to be reckoned with in the music space.
Competent Enough blends elements of Afrobeats, pop, electronic dance music and rock to create a unique sound and atmosphere for its listeners. This release was written, performed, produced, mixed and mastered by Captain E, with the electric guitar solos from Philip Akinkuade. The music video is directed by Vince Boussamba and was shot in Los Angeles, California.
Listen to and download Competent Enough on your favorite streaming platforms.