He describes his genre of music as “urban highlife”. His 2014 single “Sade” received massive airplay on various Nigerian radio stations. His follow-up single, titled “Orente”, also received positive reviews from music critics and consumers.
In 2015, he was nominated in the Most Promising Act of the Year category at the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards.
His 2014 single “Sade” was nominated for Best Alternative Song at The Headies 2015. In 2015, he was signed to YBNL Nation under which he released his debut studio album Gold.
Following his departure from YBNL Nation due to the expiry of his contract, Adekunle Gold unveiled his band “The 79th Element” in reference to the atomic number of gold.
Just today via a mail he unveiled the tracklists of his second studio album titled ABOUT 30. See the tracklists below;