Dr. Frank released the highly anticipated album Imela supported by a single titled Your Grace featuring Candy Tsamandebele!ward-winning filmmaker, media tertiary institution founder, musician, and author
“Imela is being described as a masterpiece of musical cocktail!” – Dr. Frank
The production of Your Grace was handled by Dr. Frank himself, co-writing the song with Candy Tsamandebele. Dr. Frank and Candy Tsamandebele first worked together on the latter’s previous single Siku Ne Siku featuring Nonny D. The song was the first single off Candy Tsamandebele’s South African Music Award-winning album, Hupenyu Unenge Viri.
The album was conceptualized after releasing his debut book No One Is Coming For you. The album was recorded at Dr. Frank’s studio based in Randburg. AACA (African Academy of Cinematic Arts), a creative arts and media tertiary institution, which he co-founded with “Muvhango” actress Maumela Mahuwa is also based in Randburg.
The video for the single is breath-taking – a meeting of great African fashion and storytelling [HERE]. The video has over 14 000 views on Youtube – an impressive achievement.
Dr. Frank has produced a wide range of compelling content over the years including music videos, films, commercials, documentaries, drama series including his debut book No One Is Coming For You. He is known for a unique, African sound; evident on most of his projects including Imela.
Dr. Frank brings his over 20 years of experience in music production and performance into play, to craft what has been described as a masterpiece of the musical cocktail.
IMELA is a classic producer’s album incorporating Dr. Frank’s vast musical taste, multi-instrumental skill, and the collaboration with industry’s A-lists like Muvhango actress Maumela Mahuwa, Nigerian Afrosoul/Jazz artist Kunle Ayo, Tubi James, and Nwabisa Meth.
Imela means Thank You. It is a popular saying in the Igbo community in Nigeria.
Imela is available on popular streaming platforms including Spotify [HERE].