Nissi’s “UNBOXED”: A Review of Her Sophomore Album


With seven tracks that feature Nigerian singers Fireboy DML and Teni as guests, Nissi’s sophomore album, UNBOXED, examines self-reflection and the outside world.

The album includes the tracks “Heavy” and “Higher,” which both highlight successes and focus on friendship and support. This stresses how important it is to surround oneself with encouraging people.

“Overthinking” and “Nobody” are relatable songs from Nigeria’s Fireboy DML, featuring relatable themes of overthinking and loyalty.

“Unwind” emphasizes self-care and relaxation, while “Thunder” with Teni is a fun, danceable song about freedom, featuring Nigeria’s talented female artists, aiming to get you moving.

“Gloves” is a beautiful and soulful song about love. It’s a song that will stay with you long after you’ve finished listening to the album.

Overall, UNBOXED is a well-rounded album that showcases Nissi’s versatility as an artist. It’s an album that has something for everyone, and it’s sure to be one of the best albums of the year.