Kojo Rigault – ‘Again (I Would Say Yes To You)’
Born and raised in Trinidad, Kojo Rigault is a singer-songwriter with a melting pot of genres flowing through his music. His signature Reggae sound has a distinct blend of soca, dancehall, R&B and pop music, which has catapulted him onto the world stage. Kojo’s love for music began at a young age, writing songs with his friends. In 1989, he formed a boy band called New Creation, inspired by the likes of Boys II Men. The band wrote and sang their own songs, which had meaning, purpose, and spoke to different parts of life. They quickly became an overnight sensation, leading to the release of their album ‘Spirits of Gold’ in 1998.
After the success of New Creation, Kojo Rigault moved to London to pursue his solo career. He worked his way up from small stages to collaborating with some of the world’s biggest artists. While in London, he also worked as a respected A&R scout for Craig David’s producer Mark Hill at his Stoosh Records imprint.
Kojo has collaborated with a number of artists, including Jethro ‘Alonestar’ Sheeran (Ed Sheeran’s cousin), K-Warren, MC Vapour, Audley Anderson, Risky Javan, and UK Soca artist Fakekou, whom he is currently developing as an artist. One of his most notable collaborations was with Jethro Sheeran, resulting in the chart-topping single ‘Keep on Moving’. The song debuted to much acclaim and quickly became one of the most frequently listened to songs on Spotify, charting on the Top 50 Global Songs Chart.
Following the success of ‘Keep on Moving’, Kojo Rigault released ‘Bigger Than Broadway’, which further cemented his place in the music industry. Now, he’s back with a brand new single, ‘Again (I would say yes to you)’. The song was written for Kojo’s wife as an anniversary gift and is a beautiful tribute to their love story. Kojo not only wrote and recorded the song himself, but he also played all of the instruments and produced the track.
The reaction to ‘Again (I would say yes to you)’ has been phenomenal. With its soulful melody and heartfelt lyrics, the song has captured the hearts of music lovers around the world. Kojo Rigault’s talent is undeniable, and his ability to seamlessly blend different genres into his music is what sets him apart. In a world where music can often feel formulaic, Kojo Rigault is a breath of fresh air. His music is authentic, vibrant, and speaks to the soul.
‘Again (I would say yes to you)’ runs on a steady mid-tempo rhythm with Kojo Rigault’s smooth vocals showing off flourishes of alluring falsetto. This is ultimately what carries the song. Kojo is a enchanting vocalist, whose interpretive skills easily outpace those of many of his contemporaries. As expected with Kojo Rigault’s music, the combination of musical subtlety and professional craftsmanship reaches a new peak here. Kojo plots each sonic move with tender love and care, allowing the song to breathe with its own texture and raw character.
In an era where music is often overproduced and artificially enhanced to the point of sounding robotic, Kojo Rigault’s approach is like a breath of fresh air. He has a unique ability to pare things down to their core, focusing on the pure essence of music rather than relying on flashy gimmicks to capture our attention. ‘Again (I would say yes to you)’ is a testament to the power of simplicity. Kojo invites listeners in with a classic wine-and-candlelight seduction, stripping away all the extraneous elements that often clutter modern music.
Kojo Rigault has a way of capturing the essence of the human experience and translating it into something truly magical that touches us all. It’s no wonder that fans all over the world are falling in love with his unique sound, and eagerly await each new release with anticipation and excitement.