Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, better known by her stage name Simi, has stated that she will release a new album in 2022 called “To Be Honest.”
The artist used her social media platform today, Tuesday, May 3, 2022, to officially announce that ‘To Be Honest’ will be released on June 3rd, 2022.
Following the success of her previous album, ‘Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol. 1’, which was released in 2019, this would be her fifth studio album.
Her EP ‘Restless II,’ which was released in 2020, is her most recent body of work. The woman singer is ready to take center stage once more, and fans are ecstatic.
The singer announced the news on social media with the following handwritten message:
I’ve been trying to tell you a story for close to three years, I’ve been desperate to tell you something. Something to help me show you the thoughts I’m thinking… the feelings I’m feeling. I started to start, but then I got pregnant and said “not yet.”
Then my child was in my arms. In the arms of a woman whose love was so great, that it swallowed her whole and left her unsteady. It confused me, but for some reason, for a season, I became less sure – of the stories I wanted to tell. Of the way I wanted to tell them. I craved clarity. So again, I said “not yet.”
Moths passed, and I believed the moment had come. i was certain it was the time and that the stars had finally alligned. “Eureka,” I thought.
But when I listened, alone and in the dark I didn’t feel right. It felt too much like my story was tainted by too many second and third party opinions. Opinions and ideas I usually cherish and lean on – but not for this story. Just me, so again, I said “not yet.”
I paused my impatience, listened to only the voices in my head, trusted in only the instincts I was born with. Now, when I listen in the dark, or in all the places the sun likes to shine, alone or with everybody else , it feels right. Eureka!
On the 3rd of June I will share this story with you finally. #ToBeHonest.