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Jidenna Shares 'Bambi,' the New Single From His Upcoming Album

Jidenna drops his latest single "Bambi," which will appear on his forthcoming album, "The Chief."

Following last week's release of his Quavo- assisted trap single "The Let Out," Jidenna returns—switching his style up once again— with his latest single "Bambi."


With its retro-tinged beat and lyrics about love lost, the slow-burner sounds like the stuff your grandparents probably listened to back in the day. It's an unconventional sound that sees the singer flexing his vocal range atop hazy production.

#Bambi - Now available EVERYWHERE. Debut album #TheChief drops 2.17.17 pre-order now. (Link in bio)

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The song will appear on Jidenna's forthcoming debut album "The Chief" which drops on February 17, you can preorder it now on iTunes.

He's released a slew of singles in the build up to its release, including the summer smash "Lit Bit More" and "Chief Don't Run."

Hear "Bambi" below.

"SA Rappers Out Here Killing Y'all," M.I Abaga On Nigerian Rappers

M.I has fueled a debate about the state Nigerian hip-hop with his latest song, "You Rappers Should Fix Up Your Life."

Nigerian star M.I Abaga is back with a punch and taking aim at all of his fellow Nigerian rappers.

The track—which sees M.I. drop lines like "none of you rappers is real enough... that's why these fans are not feeling ya'll," "SA rappers out here killing ya,ll," and "rappers are singing now just to get popular, yuck"—has sparked a debate across social media on the current state of Nigerian hip-hop.

There's been some calling out M.I for not supporting young Nigerian rappers like big rappers do in South Africa. These years have seen the likes of Cassper Nyovest and other big SA stars supporting younger talent.

Others, however, have taken up the challenge and started responding to M.I's track over the "Fix Up Your Life" instrumental. M.I's been retweeting the responses and, in a way, the track's been getting a lot of the young rappers M.I calls out some more attention.

M.I and his label Chocolate City have also been in the news lately over suing Nas for not delivering a good verse.

What do you think? Is Nigerian hip-hop in decline?

See some choice tweets below.

Video: Looking at the Roots of IsiPantsula Culture Through Some of Its Leading Voices

This new video shows us why South African Pantsula is much more than just a dance move.

Pantsula is more than just a dance, it's a cultural movement and it's being revived through enthusiastic South African youth.

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In Photos: Migos' Culture Tour in Johannesburg

ATL trio Migos' Culture Tour had two South African stops–in Durban on Friday and Johannesburg on Saturday.

We attended the Joburg leg of the tour, and the group didn't disappoint, although the event itself was unacceptably disorganized. South African rappers Riky Rick and Nasty C gave great performances, especially the latter.

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