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Burna Boy Just Dropped Two New Collaborations With Lilly Allen and Fall Out Boy

We weren't sure what to expect, but as usual, Burna delivers.

Burna Boy has never really been one for conventionality when it comes to his sound and his latest collaborations prove just that.

The Nigerian dancehall artist appears on a new song from none other than American alt-rock group Fall Out Boy from their latest album, Mania called "Sunshine Riptide." Though we were decidedly unsure about how exactly the collaboration would work out at first, after finally hearing the full track, we must say that Burna Boy did his thing.

That's not the only unexpected collaboration that he's been a part of recently either, the artist dropped a new song today featuring British pop singer Lily Allen called "Heaven's Gate," which fuses Burna's quintessential dancehall delivery with Allen's airy vocals.

We think it's pretty cool that Burna Boy is expanding his already unique discography with these new collaborations, no matter how unforeseen they are. If one thing's for certain, it's that Burna never ceases to surprise us, and we're not mad at that.

Listen to both "Sunshine Riptide" and "Heaven's Gate" below via Apple Music.

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This 19-Year-Old Singer Has Your New R&B Meets Afrobeats Jam

Stream our premiere of Zion's debut single "No Wahala."

Zion is a young name in the R&B; scene coming out of South London.

The 19-year-old British-Nigerian artist is now premiering his debut single, "No Wahala," an infectious R&B-meets-afrobeats; excursion in which he samples Ivorian group Magic System's classic tune "1er Gaou."

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Nigerians React to VP Osinbanjo's 'Overhaul' of SARS After Public Outcry of Rampant Abuse

Many Nigerians are celebrating the reform, while some remain cynical.

Nigeria's acting President Yemi Osinbanjo has ordered and "immediate overhaul" of the country's notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) following wide-spread allegations of abuse and human rights violations.

In a press release, the Nigerian Police Force, stated that SARS will no be known as Federal Special Anti-Robbery squad (FSARS), and appointed a new commissioner to oversee the imprint.

SARS became the target of the #EndSARS social media movement last December, as young Nigerians recounted chilling, nearly fatal, incidents involving the anti-robbery squad. Nigerian rapper Falz depicted a typical run-in with SARS in his viral music video 'This is Nigeria."

Aside from calling for the overhaul, Osinbanjo took to Twitter to list resources for people who may have suffered at the hands of SARS to report their experience for further investigation.

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You're Going to Have Olamide's 'Motigbana' On Repeat

Watch the Lagos-shot music video for Olamide's "Motigabana" and download the new single .

Olamide's been on a roll this year.

He kicked off 2018 by dropping one of the first bangers of the year with "Science Student" and has more recently released more big tunes like the Wizkid-featuring "Kana" and "Issa Goal" with Naira Marley & Lil Kesh.

The YBNL chief now continues that hot streak with "Motigbana," a new Killertunes-produced single that builds from an acoustic guitar riff into a highly-infectious beat. You should be familiar with the producer's top tier work in hits like "Manya" and "Nowo."

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