Mingle is a rapper, singer and songwriter from Ghana in West Africa. The young and ambitious artist made his debut in 2020 with a series of singles that showcased his impressive chopping rap style. He immediately connected with fans across the globe. Early tracks like “Believe,” “Gye Me” and “Winner” now count their streaming numbers in the tens of thousands. His unique sound combines Hip-hop styles and beats of the West with Afro-Pop rhythms and catchy R&B melodies.
“Love of My Life” is the latest single from Mingle, released worldwide to all major streaming services on February 28, 2021. The song is an advance single from his forthcoming EP “Delays Not Denials.” With a smooth mix of organic and electronic elements, the tune is an excellent example of Mingle’s distinctive style of combining traditional instrumentation with modern sounds. R&B keys and bass play over a mellow, polyrhythmic beat as the singer delivers a melodic rap in dedication to the subject of the song, the love of his life. It is a touching tribute set to a memorable groove.
Check out “Love of My Life,” below. You can also hear the song on the Deep Indie Beat playlist. We had the opportunity to chat with Mingle about the song, the past and the future. Read his answers to our 8 questions. And follow the links at the end of this article to connect with this talented young artist.
8 Questions with Mingle
The Static Dive: Where are you from?
Mingle: I am from Breman, Kumasi in Ghana, West Africa.
SD: How long have you been making music?
M: I started making music in 2014 when I was in Junior High School But decided to make it professionally when I completed Senior High School with my first single “Believe” last year.
SD: Who are the musicians involved in your project?
M: This single is a solo track but it is included in My Upcoming EP, on which I have 2 musicians featured on who are Assassin and Fegurs.
SD: Who are your biggest musical influences?
M: I would say locally, Sarkodie, Teephlow and Medikal for now. But internationally, I would say Meek Mill, Drake and Jay-z.
SD: What is your greatest non-musical influence?
M: I would say my mother and my current manager.
SD: What inspired you to create this project?
M: Love of my life was inspired by the love we all receive. Irrespective of where it comes from; families, friends, lovers or even strangers. Everybody in their lifetime will once at least have a person who they gonna love and cherish dearly. Someone who can make you happy when you’re sad, smile when you cry and make memories with.That person really can be the love of your life.
SD: What are your plans for the future (musically)?
M: The way forward from here is to stay focused on making good music so Ghana can be on top as well. While looking forward to start performing internationally on concerts and possibly getting features from some of my role models in music. Basically, the future plan is to build my music empire and help put Ghana music in the charts such as Billboards Hot Lists and many others.
SD: Is there anything else you would like to say?
M: I would like to use this opportunity to Thank everyone who has contributed to this project, my manager, producers, and most importantly my loyal fans all over the world.
Also My Upcoming EP – Delays Not Denial (DND), was inspired by MY music journey so far. It is very evident that I just started my music career and am still learning each day. The name Delays Not Denials simply means no matter how long it takes, it surely gonna come to pass even if it delays, that’s not a denial. I have songs like My Time, On God, Love of My Life and others on there.
I would like to say “No matter the distance in the race, The tortoise will always finish” so just keep supporting and I promise to do my very best as always.