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DOWN feat. Novet
This acoustic ADE original song, "Down," features Quad Cities native rapper, Novet. On this song, ADE crows about wanting to simplify things with a special girl, letting her know that he's down for whatever she wants.
Directed, filmed, and edited by Matthew Birks
Adebayo Oladele-Ajose, known musically as ADE, is a singer, rapper, and instrumentalist; born in New York but raised in Iowa. ADE's style intertwines the solid intricacies of afrobeats, R&B, and acoustic guitar with the consciousness of hip hop lyrics. He is an emerging Midwest artist who writes his own music, plays several instruments, and often collaborates with other artists. ADE released his 7 track EP "Blk Boi Joy" as part of the 2018 Flyover Fest in Iowa City, IA, where it was highly anticipated and well-received. ADE is ready to place his sound as a permanent structure in the urban music arena.