Twelve XII Out With Naked & Sublime

Olawale Ajimotokan

The latest number by Twelve XII, ‘Naked & Sublime’ is immediately introduced to the audience by its great package of lyrics, fused with catchy melodies.

The music is a blend of RnB and alternative pop that will definitely be a hit with the urban youth who love reflective and transcendent vibes.

The artist, whose real name is Timilehin Oketaolegun is a graduate of Communication & Performing Arts, Bowen University, Osun State and Masters in Media & Advertising, Leicester, UK.

Twelve XII nailed it with the instrumentation which is fused with love-themed lyrics.

The latest work is a follow up to ‘Undercover Lover’ released by Twelve XII alongside Tay Iwar on May 11, 2023, which earned him a cumulative listenership fan base of over 100,000 after it was played on BBC Radio One in the UK and several other music platforms.

The song writer, who was once an intern of Abuja Digest Newspaper, is a singer and a producer. 

He has had an interesting rise in the music scene from spotlighting features with the likes of Alternative rap Pioneers ‘Show Dem Camp’ and Grammy nominated-genre fusing ‘Tay Iwar’ to piquing the interest of Grammy winning superstar ‘Tems’ and Apple Music 1 radio host Rebecca Judd.

He has clearly been doing something right and the musical cosmos appear to be aligning for him with the release of his latest double single ‘Naked & Sublime’ featuring co-producer bAd entity.

Love can be complex and ever-changing and the double single ‘Naked & Sublime’ by Twelve XII and bAd entity, explores this reality in a unique and heartfelt way.

The two-part musical offering tells a story of the battle we face in human relationships to be seen and loved for who we truly are.

The eclectic duo, reminiscent of Majid Jordan or Alina Baraz and Galimatias, delivers a powerful message through Twelve XII’s soulful vocals, warm piano and captivating drums by bAd entity.

Through ‘Naked & Sublime’, Twelve XII encourages listeners to embrace their feelings and fears in the pursuit of authentic love, while bAd entity provides the magnificent and stimulating soundscape for the message to be passed across.

“My mission is to be a conduit of emotion, soul and self by making music that I and others like me connect with,” Twelve XII said in his Spotify Bio.

Indeed that statement stands true as we hear and feel the exchange of emotion and ideal through the soothing vocal performance, reassuring lyrics and captivating production.

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