Kizz Daniel & Becky G - Cough

July 24, 2023 Jonathan Currinn 0 Comments

A summer explosion of an anthem is here as Becky G collaborates with Kizz Daniel on a remix single of his track "Cough". This sees the Latin and Afrobeats superstars combine forces for an Afro-Latin summer-energised hit that we cannot get enough of. This acts as the follow-up to Kizz Daniel's single "Shu-Peru"; and Becky G's collaboration with Gabito Ballesteros on the single "La Nena".

Watch the official lyric video to "Cough" by Kizz Daniel & Becky G here:

Kizz Daniel, born Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, is a Nigerian recording artist, performer and entertainer, and one of Africa’s highly sought-after Afropop/Afrobeat kings. He rose to fame with his chart-topping single “Woju” under his previously known name, Kiss Daniel, and has continued to impress with critically acclaimed songs such as “Yeba”, “Nesesari”, “Buga”, and “Cough”. Kizz Daniel is signed to his own record label, Fly Boy Inc. Born in Ogun State, Nigeria, and hailing from Abeokuta North, he graduated from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, in 2013, with a degree in Water Resources Management and Agrometeorology, but decided to pursue music as a career alongside his studies. With three studio albums and an EP under his belt, Kizz Daniel is set to release his highly anticipated new album this summer, featuring the first single “Shu-Peru”. He was officially the most streamed African artist in the first two quarters of 2022 with his collaboration with Philkeyz, titled “Nesesari”, being his most-streamed track on Spotify, with 87.3 million streams. He is set to go out on an African and European tour to support his upcoming album set for the summer.

As for Becky G, the multi-talented American singer, songwriter, and actress has undoubtedly carved her place in the spotlight with an iconic career. From her breakthrough posting cover videos online to earning a record deal with Kemosabe Records and RCA Records, Becky G's star has continued to rise. Her chart-topping hits like "Shower", "Can't Stop Dancin'", and "Lovin' So Hard" propelled her to mainstream success, while collaborations with industry giants like Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, and J Balvin solidified her status as a global superstar. Apart from her musical achievements, Becky G's activism and inspirational platform have earned her accolades such as the Agent of Change award and recognition from the Latin Recording Academy. Moreover, her passion for giving back to the community is evident in her "En La Sala" podcast, where she donated to charity with every episode and hosted high-profile guests on various impactful topics. Not stopping at music and acting, Becky G recently launched her own beauty brand, Treslúce Beauty, celebrating Latinx heritage and culture with conscious, vegan-friendly products. As she continues to make her mark in the entertainment industry, Becky G's journey is a testament to her versatility, artistry, and commitment to positive change.

Written by Maurice Simmonds, Oluwatobiloba Anidugbe, and Skylar Mones, whilst it was produced by Marcel Larry Akunwata and Philip Ahaiwe Chukwuja, "Cough" is the remix of Kizz Daniel's 2022 hit "Cough (Odo)" which has amassed over 400 million streams across all platforms, and is currently his most popular song on Spotify with 48.1 million streams, making it his third most-streamed track on the platform, behind his collaboration with Philkeyz, titled “Nesesari”, which has 87.3 million streams, and "Buga (Lo Lo Lo)" which is a collaboration with Tekno at 62 million. The remix brings new life into the track and sees a Latin crossover, fusing incredible beats from both Afrobeats and Latin pop to create an addictive summer hit like no other. Becky G impresses effortlessly as her gorgeous vocals shine in her verse, while her tone wraps around Kizz Daniel's voice for the chorus bringing unforgettable harmonies that bring chills to the listener. Inspiring and catchy, "Cough" is set to become the Afro-Latin summer anthem of 2023.

Talking about the original track, Kizz Daniel shared how “for this song, I wanted to highlight the feeling of new love. The song itself is energetic and celebratory, and it really captures what it’s like to fall for someone new." A year later, this awesome remix has dropped with Becky G expanding that message and further bringing it to life.

"Cough", by Kizz Daniel & Becky G, is available to download and stream, right now, across all platforms, via Flyboy Inc / Empire.