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Usain Bolt “working on secret second album” after retiring from sprinting

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‘Music is only part of me’: Usain Bolt ‘working on secret second album’ after retiring from sprinting and giving up on dream of becoming a professional footballer










Usain Bolt is reportedly working on a secret second album, following his retirement from sprinting and a short-lived attempt to become a footballer.

The eight-time Olympic gold medalist, 35, has turned fully into music and is working on a sequel to his album Country Yutes, released last September, reports The Sun.

Addressing the publication, he said: “Music is only part of me. During the lockdown I wasn’t doing much so I thought I could take the opportunity to get into music because it’s something that I love to do.

Running track on musical tracks: Usain Bolt reportedly working on secret second album, after retiring from the sport

“For me, the album we made was just to show people we were serious. When we started people thought I was kidding and bored of doing nothing, but I wanted to let them know. that I was serious.

“I wanted to do appropriate work and disseminate it. Now that we’ve done that, people are looking to work with us, so I’m going to be doing a lot more this year.

Usain also added that he wanted to collaborate with other artists in the UK and had already contacted several of them.

The father of three’s debut record helped give him his first Billboard Top 10 on their reggae album charts.

New album: The Sun reports that the eight-time Olympic gold medalist, 35, has turned fully into music, and is working on a sequel to his album Country Yutes, released last September

New album: The Sun reports that the eight-time Olympic gold medalist, 35, has turned fully into music, and is working on a sequel to his album Country Yutes, released last September

He also previously produced three dancehall EPs in 2019, including Immortal Riddim and Clockwork Riddim.

Other efforts include two appearances for Australian football club Central Coast Mariners, with Bolt opting to leave after just eight weeks despite being offered an open-ended contract.

In an exclusive interview with MailOnline earlier this month, Usain admitted that he always strives for perfection in everything he does – and right now it’s being a dad and becoming a successful music producer. .

Other efforts include two appearances for Australian football club Central Coast Mariners, with Bolt opting to leave after just eight weeks despite being offered an open-ended contract (pictured in 2018)

Other efforts include two appearances for Australian football club Central Coast Mariners, with Bolt opting to leave after just eight weeks despite being offered an open-ended contract (pictured in 2018)

“I’m my biggest critic”: Usain admits he always strives for perfection in everything he does – and right now it’s being a dad and becoming a successful music producer (pictured in 2016)

He said: “It’s really hard, but I started music and it’s a new challenge for me. I have a family now, so it’s a challenge for me.

“I thought about playing the part but I don’t think it was for me. I’m more into music and started producing music, what I wanted to do for myself was directing. what’s taking my life right now.

“I released a Country Yutes album. I did the intro so you could hear my voice there, but I produced the album. ‘

In the same interview, Usain, who is the father of one-year-old Olympia Lightning and six-month-old twins Thunder and Saint Leo with partner Kasi Bennett, 31, confirmed he was “done” when he s was having more babies because her hands were well and truly full.

He said, ‘It’s me, I’m done – I don’t want it now. Being a dad keeps me busy, but I wouldn’t say in good shape. It keeps me busy and my hands are always full.

“Having twins is not as fun as it is said! I think when they get older but when they are young not so much. I can’t wait to see them grow up.

“I had my first child locked out, it was good because I spent a lot of quality time and helped out and it was my first experience being a dad, so it was cool. ”

“My hands are full”: Usain, who is the father of Olympia Lightning (pictured), and six-month-old twins Thunder and Saint Leo, confirmed he was “done” when it came to having d ‘other babies