By Adeola Oladele in Ibadan
The overall winner of Bull Fuji Talent Hunt Season 4, 28-years-old Ishola Ade, a.k.a Eriki, has dropped audio CD album, entitled ‘Bull Fuji Varieties’ a 12-track hit-album, released as part of promise made by Intercontinental Distillers Ltd. (IDL) the company that powered the fuji music competition across the South-west.
Ishola Ade aka “Eriki”, a Mass Communication student from Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State, had won the Bull Fuji Talent Season 4 competition in Ibadan, Oyo State capital on Friday 3rd June, 2016, at a keenly-contested competition among seven fuji acts.
According to a statement by the Chief Operating Officer of Kingsize Entertainment, Lanre Alabi, in side A, which has Oriki Oti (Gin Tribute), Eriki paid tribute to origin of Gin, which has been done in Yorubaland to the delight of listeners. He also highlighted BULL Gin NEWS, due to the fact that Bull Dry Gin and Bull Dark Rum, the two quality drinks from the stable of IDL spread across North, East, West and South (NEWS) the track is a combination of good lyrics coupled with sonorous voices and heavy percussions.
Bull Gin Varieties is a rhythm, which is danceable at any given occasion. He also sang about the importance of Owo (Money) the good, the bad and the ugly side of money in Side A.
In side B, Eriki, gave a good account of his singing talent, talking about other quality drinks from IDL, e.g Veleta, Chelsea London Dry Gin, Action Bitters, DeRok and Eagle Aromatic Schnapps. The track is the album Hit Track!.
He also advocated for a peaceful Nigeria, as well as recommending Bull brands to first-time consumers and fuji music lovers.
In all, the audio CD is a good efforts from Eriki, which has made him to follow in the footsteps of his predecessors namely; Nurudeen Atanda a.k.a “Antenna” who did BullFujimania audio CD in Season 1, Idriss Akanbi a.k.a “Aloma” who did Bull Fuji Vibration audio CD in Season 2, and Muftau Alabi a.k.a. “Senior Prefect” who did Bull Fuji Flavour audio CD in Season 3 of Bull Fuji Talent Hunt, annually packaged by foremost showbiz outfit, Kingsize Entertainment.