Lagos-born, LA-based artist Marllie has dropped off a fresh visual for his song “Lifestyle”, featuring Kaylo. Marllie’s love for music stretches all the way back to when he was 12 years old, when he would rap on gospel songs. Growing up in both Lagos and Los Angeles, Marllie’s music is influenced by an international background, as he engagingly blends influences from hip-hop, Afropop, highlife, and alternative R&B into an idiosyncratic cocktail of sounds. Now, he has continued his hot streak with a new video for “Lifestyle”, featuring Kaylo. The stylish, infectious song is given extra replay value by the two vocalists’ laid-back charisma, paired with a warm visual shot along California’s coastline.
Marllie has been highly consistent of late, releasing a series of truly catchy tunes that merge sonics from hip-hop, R&B, and pop seamlessly. His latest song and video for “Lifestyle”, featuring Kaylo, continues this trend. From its bouncy, energizing rhythm section, to its summery, reverb-soaked guitars, and silvery vocal lines, “Lifestyle” creates create an ambiance and paints a luxurious picture. The new visual does well to enhance the song’s stylish feel, as both artists come through with performances that exude a laid-back, yet assured, charisma. Moreover, the songwriting on “Lifestyle” is immaculate, with tightly-woven melodies culminating in an ear-worm hook that leaves the listener craving more. Packed with replay value and an entertaining video with cinematic flourishes, “Lifestyle” is sure to be another hit from the Lagos born, Los Angeles based artist as he continues his streak as we move towards the new year.
Give Marllie’s latest video for “Lifestyle” a watch below.