Ali Jacko releases ‘Somebody to Love’, a track that shows a playful side to this champion fighter
Having retired from the world of Martial Arts, five times kickboxing world champion Ali Jacko was looking for a new challenge. He decided to follow his lifelong dream of being a musician and start a challenging project to release a new single every month of 2018 until November. July welcomed ‘Somebody to Love’, a playful and Jazzy track that truly shows a different side to Ali. The track is ironically witty, with smart lyrics that document Ali’s (previous) un-luck in love.
Born in London’s East end, Ali Jacko’s illustrious Kickboxing career began with a chance encounter with the legendary Muhammad Ali, after this it was a done deal. Ali Jacko set out to be the kind of athlete that would inspire and enamour people just as Muhammad Ali had done for him.
Ali Jacko’s character in the ring makes the genre of his songs even more interesting. ‘I never lost a fight’ he says, ‘Once I fought with 22 stitches in my hand and came out on top’. Ali Jacko has now applied his can-do attitude and steely determination to his music career, with his promise to release a new track each month of 2018, and with their beautiful lyrics and Americana country rock vibes, they are set to be a real hit.
‘Somebody to Love’ was released on the 31st of July and is Ali’s 7th release of the year. The new track makes it clear that Ali Jacko is no one trick pony, and continues to show the depth and versatility of this musician and songwriter. So what’s next for this champion fighter turned soulful singer? Well with the rest of this year’s singles to be released in the subsequent months, and an album of all eleven songs being released next year (alongside additional bonus tracks) things don’t seem to be slowing down for this musical enigma. Check out the video for 'Somebody to Love' below, and follow him on his socials to make sure you don't miss anything!