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Listen to 2Baba's New 13-Track Album 'Warriors'

2Baba's new album features Burna Boy, Olamide, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Peruzzi and more.

2Baba has just dropped his much-anticipated album titled Warriors.

The album is a follow-up to the artist's last project Ascension which was released in 2014. Warriors features music heavyweights including Burna Boy, Olamide, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, AJ, Peruzzi, Syemca and HI Idibia.


In his latest offering, 2Baba gives fans a little bit of everything—Afrobeats, Afropop and even reggae.

His track with Olamide "I Dey Hear Everything" is an uptempo Afrobeats number with an infectious rhythm that's accentuated by the string instrumental in the background.

In "We Must Groove" featuring Burna Boy, 2Baba switches to a reggae melody with a heavy Jamaican-style lyricism. While a fairly mid-tempo, the overall feel of the song is laidback and will have you wanting to wind that waist. Additionally, the brass instrumentals of the track definitely add the right amount of bounce.

His collaboration with Tiwa Savage titled "Ginger" is an adorable love jam with subtle psychedelic explorations and synthesised sounds. It's definitely a much softer-sounding track compared to the others and makes for some really easy listening.

Slowing the pace down even more, "Warriors" focuses more on the lyrical content of the song and makes ensures the beat, instrumentals and melody all fall back so the song's central message of survival and working past failures is at the fore.

It's an album filled with undeniable gems and you'll probably need you to have it on it repeat to discover your faves. 2baba is back baby, and we're certainly for it.

Listen to Warriors on Apple Music below:

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Michaela Coel Joins the 'Black Panther' Sequel Cast

The upcoming film, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is shaping up.

The sequel to the Oscar-winning Black Panther is only due to debut in July of 2022, but the production is well on its way.

The latest news out of the camp is that Michaela Coel, of I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum fame, has officially joined the cast of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Her character details are still under wraps but according to Variety, Coel has already joined director Ryan Coogler at Atlanta's Pinewood Studios, where production started in late June.

Coel joins original cast members Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Florence Kasumba, and Angela Bassett all reprising their roles. Following the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman, Marvel reportedly chose not to recast the role of T'Challa.

Read: How Michaela Coel's 'I May Destroy You' Makes Space For Black Creators

"It's clearly very emotional without Chad," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige mentions. "But everyone is also very excited to bring the world of Wakanda back to the public and back to the fans. We're going to do it in a way that would make Chad proud."

Michaela Coel's highly-lauded 2020 series I May Destroy You — which she wrote, directed, produced and stared in — received four Emmy nominations.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is scheduled for wide release on July 8, 2022.

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