Dollypierce returns with ‘Shayo Today’: A vibrant celebration of Nigerian culture and music

"We are versatile and hardworking, but we also know how to enjoy life. 'Shayo Today' is a call for celebration, inviting everyone to join in the joyous sounds of Nigeria"
16 May 2024

After a three-year hiatus from releasing music, Dollypierce returns with​ Shayo Today, a vibrant summer anthem that encapsulates the lively spirit of Nigeria. The track serves as a celebration of Nigerian culture, reflecting the nation’s passion for music, enjoyment, and festivities.

Infused with the influence of music icons like Asake, Davido, Fela, and Wizkid, Shayo Today combines Dollypierce’s signature afrobeat sound with irresistible rhythms and catchy melodies.

Speaking about the inspiration behind Shayo Today, Dollypierce shares, “We are versatile and hardworking, but we also know how to enjoy life. ‘Shayo Today’ is a call for celebration, inviting everyone to join in the joyous sounds of Nigeria.”

Born as Afolayan Adedolapo in 1991, Dollypierce’s musical ​p​ath commenced with the vibrant beats of Nigerian Fuji music. Despite his academic pursuits in Business Administration, his passion for music propelled him to pursue further education in Russia, where he refined his talents in entertainment and music production. The distinctive blend of traditional Nigerian influences and contemporary Afro-pop energy shines through in Shayo Today, reflecting the diverse background of its creator.

His homecoming to Nigeria in 2019 marked a significant ​s​hift in his career, highlighted by ​t​op  tracks such as Owale featuring Zlatan Ibile and Body on Fire featuring Ceeza Milli. Dollypierce has established himself as a significant figure in the Nigerian music industry due to his dynamism, skill, and unwavering commitment.

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