Dyo (pronounced Dye-O) is a rising British-Nigerian singer-songwriter based in East London, England. Not too long ago, she released a lyric video for her “Can’t Buy My Love” single, produced by SESS, Michael Bakare (Adekunle Gold), and Mirza.

Dyo – “Can’t Buy My Love” music video

“‘Can’t Buy My Love’ is about being a strong woman who can’t be taken advantage of or bribed with gifts. My love cannot be bought. To me, there is much more to a relationship than being showered with presents, while your partner is not actually present.” – Dyo

‘Can’t Buy My Love’ finds Dyo making a definitive statement that there’s no way to gain her heart using money or materialism.

Apparently, a man has no chance with her if he doesn’t come with respect, first and foremost. Respect is something she values as priceless and not a name on a bag or a price on a tag.

Later, she admits that even if a man has her name scripted on the side of a jet, she still wouldn’t break her neck because her love isn’t for sale.

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Dyo press photo

Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji’s name is relatively new. But, behind the scenes, she is well established as a multi-platinum selling songwriter who has been nominated for an Ivor Novello award.

Also, she has collaborated with SZA, Maroon 5, Fifth Harmony, and Jacob Banks. As well as penning chart-topping singles for homegrown icons Wiley and Chip.

Dyo’s “Can’t Buy My Love” single follows on the heels of her “Go All the Way” song featuring Mr Eazi.

Dyo – “Go All the Way” music video feat. Mr Eazi

The stylish audiovisual, directed by Mahaneela, pays tribute to the boundlessness of African creativity and expression.

Dyo is now putting the finishing touches to her debut EP, expected to be released in January 2020. Also, the project will feature previous singles “Arena”, “Go All the Way”, and “Can’t Buy My Love”.

“Can’t Buy My Love”

Dyo - “Can’t Buy My Love” cover

‘Can’t Buy My Love’ contains a relatable storyline, ear-welcoming vocals, and tuneful melodies. Also, the likable tune possesses rhythmic instrumentation scented with a contemporary Afrobeat aroma.  

We recommend adding Dyo’s “Can’t Buy My Love” single to your personal playlist. Also, let us know how you feel about it in the comment section below.


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