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You Need to Listen to Luvvie Ajayi's New Podcast 'Rants and Randomness'

Listen to the first episode "Real G's Move in Silence Like Wakanda" now.

Honestly, who better to host a podcast, than our favorite Nigerian social critic Luvvie Ajayi?

The blogger and media personality's new podcast Rants and Randomness, is already garnering pretty stellar reactions from listeners—It currently boasts a 5 star customer rating on iTunes. All of this is unsurprising given her knack for humor and sharp wit that we've enjoyed over the years through her popular blog Awesomely Luvvie.

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Gaika's Dark Dancehall Is A Force To Be Reckoned With

We chat to the buzzing UK-based artist while he's in South Africa.

The last time Gaika was in South Africa, he was a toddler. His father, a political activist and scientist, got a job in the country in 1994. "So I used to visit," says the UK-based artist as he prepares for soundcheck at Kitcheners in Braamfontein, Joburg, for his show happening later on in the night. "I'm looking forward to it," he says of the performance. He's performing in Cape Town the next day, and Lilongwe, Malawi the day after.

Him, a leftfield artist, traveling to South Africa is due to how efficient the internet is for artists. "I travel a lot," he says, "And, almost everywhere I go, there seems to be a small room full of people who want to listen to my music. And I don't entirely know why."

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Hear M.I Abaga's New 'Rendezvous' Playlist Featuring AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Wande Coal & More

Listen to M.I's new 15-track playlist 'Rendezvous.'

Nigerian hip-hop star M.I Abaga has released a new project that he's labeling a playlist, the way Drake did More Life last year.

Titled Rendezvous, the project sees the rapper accompanied by an impressive roster of guests across all of the playlist's 15 songs.

M.I features established acts such as AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Wande Coal, Ajebutter22, Yung L, Falz, Dice Ailes, and Ghost, among newer names like Moelogo, Nonso Amadi, Tomi Thomas, among others.

Rendezvous sees the veteran embrace the sensibilities of modern rap as the playlist dabbles between trap, R&B;, pop and dancehall.

Listen to Rendezvous below and check out some of the social media posts going around about it underneath.

Rendezvous is available now.







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