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Rapper Octopizzo launched his album 'Lamu Nights' this week at an exclusive listening party. The event went down at the Emara, Ole Sereni hosted by Hennessy.

The event brought together key players in the music industry and media, who were treated to an exceptional live performance of the album by the rapper.

The ten-track album is in collaboration with singers like Lisa Oduor, Wendy Kay, Jivu, Buruklyn Boyz, Okello Max, among others.


The record is predicted to elevate Octopizzo to  a new echelon of rap fame, set the stage for a new chapter, one that'll be epic, authentic, and in rank, one that doubles up, only to expose what the world already knew about him: his innate understanding of the world around him, and the surroundings that made him.

On this latest album, one of the songs – "Eau De Vie" – was recorded at Chateau de Bagnolet located in Cognac, France.


Octopizzo keeps on building on his reputation, brick by brick, as a relentless rhapsodist, all while being grounded, constantly remembering his journey.


speaking about the album, the rapper said;

"This project has been a bigger success than I expected. The album's reception is overwhelmingly positive, even though this is not a rap/hip-hop album like the previous ones; this is pure R&B and soul, and everyone is enjoying the music. It’s extremely satisfying. More positive vibes and experimental music is on the way."

The brand's Market Manager Gboyega Ogunfuye  added, "Creativity has always been a crucial element of Hennessy's DNA. We see it as a pure expression of freedom. That is why we have a long history of supporting artistic creativity. we haves had a past and a definite future with music and will continue to provide a platform for artistes, blending music, talent, influences, and Cognac."