Ric Hassani and Nicky Jam Collaborate on a Romantic Song “Angel”
Ric Hassani, a Nigerian singer and songwriter, has teamed up with Nicky Jam, a Puerto Rican-American rapper and singer, to create a romantic song titled “Angel”. The song is part of Ric Hassani’s album “The Prince I Became (Deluxe Version)”, which was released in January 2021.
“Angel” is a song that expresses the love and devotion of the singers to their partners. They sing about how they are incomplete without them, how they waited so long to find them, and how they are their angels. The song has a catchy chorus that repeats “Un angelito pa’ mÃ” (An angel for me) in Spanish.
The song also has an animated video that shows the singers as cartoon characters in different scenarios. The video was uploaded on YouTube on September 7, 2021, and has gained over 3.2 million views as of December 13, 2021. The video was created by MAD Solutions, a creative agency based in Nigeria.
“Angel” is a fusion of Afro-pop and reggaeton genres, showcasing the talents and styles of both Ric Hassani and Nicky Jam. The song has received positive feedback from fans and critics alike, who praised the singers for their vocals, lyrics, and chemistry.
Ric Hassani: A Brief Biography
Ric Hassani was born as Ikechukwu Eric Ahiauzu on January 6, 1989, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He grew up in a family of academics, as both his parents were professors at the Rivers State University of Science and Technology. He had his primary and secondary education in Port Harcourt and Anambra State respectively.
Ric Hassani developed a passion for music at a young age and started singing while playing the piano. He also joined the choir in his church and school. He went on to study Economics at Covenant University in Nigeria, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree. He later obtained a master’s degree in Energy Economics and Policy from the University of Surrey in England.
Ric Hassani started his professional music career in 2012, when he released his first single “Depression”. He gained more recognition in 2016, when he released his hit song “Gentleman”, which earned him several nominations at the All Africa Music Awards and The Headies. He also released his debut album “The African Gentleman” in 2016, which featured songs like “Only You”, “Marry You”, and “Believe”.
Ric Hassani is known for his unique style of music, which he describes as pop-African. He blends elements of soul, reggae, pop, and Afrobeat to create songs that appeal to a wide range of audiences. He is also known for his fashion sense, which reflects his gentleman persona. He often wears suits, hats, and glasses to complement his look.
Ric Hassani has collaborated with several artists, both local and international, such as Falz, Olamide, Nicky Jam, Sigag Lauren, Kuami Eugene, and Zoro. He has also performed at various events and festivals across Africa and beyond, such as Lake of Stars in Malawi, Gidi Fest in Nigeria, and SXSW in Texas.
Ric Hassani is one of the most talented and successful singers in Nigeria today. He has won several awards and accolades for his music, such as the Galaxy Music Awards for Best Collaboration in 2018. He has also amassed a huge fan base on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.