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TSENATE - Single Review: Superstar

10 Feb 2023 // A review by Corinne Rutherford
New Zealand based artist/producer TSENATE has recently released her third single Superstar, which follows on from her debut single 4 The Ride in 2021 and No1 Else Feels Like Home in 2022. Her latest track has a sound reminiscent of early 2000 RnB which oozes slow jam vibes.

Influenced by alternative RnB artists, TSENATE has a timeless sound infused with fresh melodic vocals. Superstar offers an old school, sultry RnB flavour which transports you back in time.

This is a track with a nostalgic feel, skilfully balancing the intimate reflective lyrics with a warm sound. Leisurely winding its way through the difficulties of a breakup.

TSENATE is not only an ardent young singer to put on your music radar, but she also aspires to continue working in the film and theatre industry. Featuring guitar work by Maraky, Superstar is written by TSENATE and produced by Mazbou Q (Unchained XL).

This track does what it sets out to do, taking the listener on a trip down memory lane with its easy listening smooth mellow delivery and soulful melody. The accompanying music video which is available to view on YouTube is a celebration of Family and Self.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )


TSENATE is an artist/producer whose heart belongs to the golden era of R&B. Her music takes you back to the early 2000s, right back to your first heartbreak. Through her music, she is able to reflect on her life as a young black woman raised by Ethiopian parents in Aotearoa (New Zealand).

TSENATE takes inspiration from an all-star line up of alternative R&B artists such as Steve Lacy, H.E.R, SZA, Cleo Sol to name a few. Not only is TSENATE passionate about singing, but also aspires to continue working in the film and theater industries, where she feels at home on the stage. Tsenate debuted with her single 4 The Ride in 2021, and in 2022, she released her second single, No1 Else Feels Like Home. 2023 will see her release her third single and music video, Superstar.

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