Dyo (pronounced Dye-O) is an award-winning British-Nigerian singer-songwriter based in East London, England. Not too long ago, she released a music video for her “Real (2020)” single, produced by Jay Weathers (Stormzy) and Jae5 (J Hus).

Dyo – “Real (2020)” music video

“Don’t you know that you gotta look like that. Better post pictures on your Instagram. Better look like you’ve been living life. Even if that sh*t ain’t in your life.” – lyrics

‘Real (2020)’ encourages listeners to live an honest life in 2020 instead of faking certain aspects of their reality via social media. The sincere tune contains a relatable narrative, ear-welcoming vocals, and rich harmonies. Also, “Real (2020)” possesses rhythmic instrumentation scented with a warm afro-pop aroma.

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Dyo - “Dyologue” EP photo

“‘Real (2020)’ is about being honest with yourself and not living your life through other people’s lens.” – Dyo

Not too long ago, Dyo was nominated for an Ivor Novello award. So far, she has collaborated with a broad range of internationally renowned names including Maroon 5, SZA, Fifth Harmony, and Jacob Banks. Also, she has penned chart-topping tunes for homegrown icons Wiley and Chip.

‘Real (2020)’ is featured on Dyo’s debut EP, entitled, “Dyologue”.

Dyo - “Dyologue” EP cover

“I wanted to put my best foot forward and make good music that people will hopefully enjoy and connect with.” – Dyo

‘Dyologue’ is the first chapter in the East Londoner’s career as a solo artist and chronicles her thoughts through song. The six-track project features previously released singles including “Papaya” featuring Lord Afrixana, “Go All The Way” featuring Mr Eazi, “Can’t Buy My Love”, and “Arena”.

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