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2face Idibia & Bridget Kelly's ‘Let Somebody Love You’ Video

2face Idibia and Bridget Kelly release the Lagos-shot video for their bump-n-grind duet ‘Let Somebody Love You.'


Earlier this month Naija pop royalty 2face Idibia let loose the first single off his forthcoming sixth studio album The Ascension. Produced by Femi ‘Femdouble’ Ojetunde, slow-churner "Let Somebody Love You" sees 2baba link up on a bump-n-grind duet with Roc Nation's Bridget Kelly. The Nigeria-Jersey collaborators have now set their nostalgic, Ginuwine-esque love story to visuals in a video shot in Lagos from director Luke Biggins. The Ascension is due out this July. Look out for the next single "Go," featuring Trinidad & Tobago's Machel Montano, and view the full track-list below.

'The Ascension' Tracklist

1. Go Ft. Machel Montano

2. #Aproko

3. Holiday

4. Can't Hear You ft. Vector

5. The Best I Can Be ft. Iceberg Slim & Rocksteady

6. Let Somebody Love You ft. Bridget Kelly

7. Kiss Of Life

8. Hate What You Do To Me

9. Confessions ft. Rocksteady & Dammy Krane

10. Close To Where You Are

11. International Loving ft. Kim Almarcha

12. Boulay Boulay ft. Shurwayne

13. Diaspora Woman ft. Fally Pupa

14. Jeje

15. Lesse Passe ft. Sir Victor Uwaifo

16. Ife Dinma With Tony Oneweek

17. Not A Surprise

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Interview: 808x On Crafting Different Sounds For the Diverse Innanetwav Roster

808x, the in-house producer for South Africa's popular hip-hop collective/label Innanetwav, breaks down his working process with artists and the importance of energy.

Reflecting on the early days of Cash Money Records during a conversation with legendary New Orleans producer Mannie Fresh earlier this year, Lil Wayne said:

"When we started, record labels had one producer for the whole record label. Meaning that Mannie Fresh produced every song on every album, from the intro to the artist."

Some labels, groups and collectives still observe that tradition. It, however, takes a producer with such versatility they could be mistaken to be different personalities altogether.

Joburg-based producer 808x is a great example of that type of producer. Being the in-house producer and engineer for one of the country's most versatile collectives and contemporary hip-hop labels, Innanetwav, 808x has to craft beats that slice through the spectrum of genres with inimitable fluidity and creativity.

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