Adekunle Gold recently released the visual to his song ‘Ire‘, which is currently enjoying rave reviews. The song has been described has a ‘soul-touching piece that preaches hope and faith.’
The drama and the theatrics in the video have been positively received with different talking points emanating from watching the video.
The singer recently made a shocking revelation about the video in an Instagram post in which he revealed that the song was inspired by the memory of his late sister named ‘Busayo‘. He made a descriptive piece about her in the caption of his Instagram post in a way that fuels the emotion attached to the video. It is so emotional that it has led some viewers to the point of tears.
See his post below:
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“For Busayo” Who is Busayo? I’ve been getting this question a lot. Busayo is my sister. We lost her in 2011 to a Heart Complication. I’m fiercely protective of my family but I didn’t think I could skip out one of my favorite memories or people in life. Busayo was symbolically represented by the little girl skipping around me in the video as that is who she was in real life. She never left my side, matter of fact, she was my younger twin. We looked alike and she could sing for the whole of AFRICA. In my heart, I believe I sing for the both of us; It was only right that I dedicated the video to her memory… #decodingire #ire #ForBusayo