Akin releases "Harmony" single and music video from True Stories album
TORONTO, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Award-winning artist and music producer
Akin has dropped the second single from his newly released True Stories
album. "Harmony" is a song written to help stop the spread of violence,
encourage unity and world peace. The African-Canadian musician is
passionate about writing songs that can make a difference and is
donating 50% of the song's proceeds to UNICEF Canada to support their
initiatives to fight poverty. "Harmony" is now available on iTunes.
Produced by Stephen Hunte for Oasis Music Group, "Harmony" has received
several positive reviews mainly noting Akin's vocals, song-writing
ability and the song's overall contemporary reggae feel. In addition to
the live acoustic guitar, the uplifting lyrical content of "Harmony"
also transitioned well into the music video. Directed by Danny Snow and
produced by Juan Mendez for Sunset 6 Productions, Harmony was shot in
Kensington Market in Toronto. Check out the music video "Harmony".
"The main purpose behind the music and the video is to encourage a
common ground between different yet equal voices that exist within our
society that we might disagree but still respect one another thus some
will sing the melody while others sing the harmony," says Akin.
Honored at the 2012 CAC (Canadian African Caribbean) Unsung Hero's Award
for his contribution to 'Connect2End Violence'; An initiative by the
Peel Regional police of Canada to help eradicate gun violence in the
greater Toronto area, Akin was also one of the nominees for this year's
Black Canadian Awards.
True Stories is a 10-track album in which Akin sings about real life
issues that everyone can relate to: world issues, family issues, and so
on, all in the context of his values and his personal experiences.
Mixing r&b, hip-hop and reggae with his African roots, Akin brings a
unique sound and voice. In addition to the new album, Akin will be
performing at The Brampton Multicultural Festival on July 11, 12 and
13, 2014 in Brampton Ontario; Official show times are available at
You can download Akin`s True Stories today via:
You can also connect with Akin on social media sites via:
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SOURCE: U&I Music Canada
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