The highly anticipated solo LP from international star Mr Eazi brings a fresh and dynamic reintroduction of the Nigerian-born artist. In contrast to his usually jovial sound, THE EVIL GENIUS takes us on an intimate journey through the artist’s life over the past few years, expressed across a variety of reggae, gospel, highlife, and Afropop sounds.
Mr Eazi’s musical growth allows him to touch on themes of grief, depression, politics, and love while offering glimpses towards with his signature playful style. Each song is accompanied by individual visual art pieces from artists across Africa, commissioned by Mr Eazi to represent the essence of each track, making THE EVIL GENIUS not just an album, but an exhibition of Eazi’s life. “This album is not just a music album-it’s art,” Mr Eazi tells Apple Music. “It’s meant to be displayed in museums and galleries.