Published on September 11th, 2018 | by Abdulhafeez Onitilo0
[MUSIC REVIEW]: Lil Kesh still can’t FLENJO to a hit song
I have tried to stay out of the Lil Kesh debate, not because I don’t know what to say but it’s because I can’t really understand what is going wrong exactly, since I like speaking with facts and not base on hearsay, I try hard not to talk about it but then again I guess I can’t help it.
It’s no longer news that since his departure from YBNL, Lil Kesh has struggle to reproduce that spark that made Olamide fight for him at the Headies award and judging by how his career has turned out since then you can say, just maybe Olamide was wrong after all and the Headies were right.
Flengo featuring Duncan Mighty, is Lil Kesh’s latest song in what seems like an effort to redeem his career or should I say put him back on that back to back hit level but once again Kesh hasn’t lived up to the standard he set for himself. Not to take anything away from this song, this is a decent song, with lovely highlife production coming from Rexxie with Kesh going in with similar vibes like he did on Ishe and as expected being a more familiar beat and instrumentals for Duncan Mighty, the Port Harcourt 1st Son, brought his A-game on this one and didn’t disappoint. As for the rating, I will give it a 7/10 but could this be that hit song to shoot Kesh back to the top, NO! It’s not.
They say if it is not broken, you don’t change it, considering the fact that we haven’t heard of any kind of rift between Lil Kesh and Young John or Pheelz or the YBNL camp for that matter, it baffles me as to why Lil Kesh has decided to get production from other producers. This is not to take anything any from these producers, I mean Princeton did well on Apa Mi and Rexxie might have given Kesh his biggest hit so far this year with Again O, but then again these songs are lacking that chemistry, energy and synergy that a song produced by Young John or Pheelz will have or had had in the past.
Like I said earlier, Flengo isn’t a bad song at all, it is a decent effort but then again Kesh needs to go back to his producers if he ever wants to return to the top of the food chain and Flengo with the big boys once again.