Renowned producers turned singers, Pheelz and Young Jonn have unveiled their highly-anticipated collaboration, Jelo. This track delves into passionate lyrics, expertly blending their musical talents and showcasing Pheelz’s lyrical prowess. As they reflect on their musical journey, Jelo is a testament to their growth from humble beginnings to becoming influential figures within the industry.
Building on the success of the previous hit Yolo, which garnered over 1.8 million views on YouTube, Jelo is the natural progression for Pheelz. Beyond being a mere musical collaboration, it’s a captivating narrative honoring the long-standing bond between Pheelz and Young Jonn. Pheelz and Young Jonn, who both started as producers, have contributed to numerous chart-topping tracks for artists like Tiwa Savage, Olamide, Fireboy DML, and Davido. Similarly, Young Jonn’s skill has produced hits for Olamide, Kizz Daniel, and Naira Marley, contributing significantly to the growth of Olamide’s YBNL and its associated artists.
Jelo is a blend of chantable Yoruba, pidgin, and English, allowing Pheelz and Young Jonn to engage effortlessly in wordplay. The track’s simmering, slick, laid-back groove, embellished with airy keys, is the perfect backdrop for their compelling storytelling.
Pheelz expressed his sentiments about the collaboration: “At some point, you must look back and be grateful for where you’ve been and are. Jelo comes from a self-reflection on how far I’ve come on this journey in life.” Collaborating with Young Jonn brought a unique creative journey that allowed them to push their musical boundaries while resonating with their fans.
Listen to Jelo here: