Adekunle Gold ‘Becoming King’ With help From TY Bello

Adekunle Gold the singer signed to YBNL had some pretty awesome pictures taken by legendary photographer TY Bello.
The photoshoot was called ‘ADEKUNLE GOLD : BECOMING KING’ and it was tastefully taken showing the artiste in separate poses.
You can read TY Bello’s inspiration for the shoot below.

ADEKUNLE GOLD : BECOMING KING . I’m looking forward to attending his coronation .. I got to hear unreleased music while I made his portraits . …Nothing quite like hissound ..He’s the real deal…!He’s about to be crowned and I’m certain.I’masong writermyself I can tell… Nigeria and indeed the world are about to discover their new favorite genius …One day I’ll be boasting about how I heard those songs before they cameout ..The idea for @adekunlegold ‘s portraits came two days before he called me . I had just read about Bezaleel on Exodus 31 .. And how God gave himcreativegenius to work with Gold , silver and bronze . I had made some art images that emotionally said everything I wanted but just never felt quite right … Bezaleel’s work spoke to me .. My work was missing some metal .So I began to study the use of metal in sculpture and design ….how to bring that into my work I was trying to figure out which of my artist friends I’d like to collaborate with when Adekunle Gold’s messages started flooding in . .. He sent me photographs of designs and concepts with gold elements and asked me what I thought … I just smiled .. God had gifted me beautiful work and had takentimeto prepare me . I tried to stay calm as I started going on about how I wastyingtodecodeExodus 31 and bring it into my work .. And roughly described some ideas that I had for his album art .. I didn’t need to say muchmore ..He was completely in . I collaborated with Sobukola Oluwanisola , an artist friend of mine and we decided on using recycled metal built into crowns and deconstructed as pieces for the portraits . So here are our portraits Rustic andfuturistic ..Our Adire clad .. King explorer ..Ready to launch !!#tybellophotography #adekunlegold #gold #music #collaboration #manandmetal #machines

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