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A-Reece Shares New Song ‘$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH’ Ahead of His Highly-Anticipated Album

A-Reece shares a new song '$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH' for fans to chew on while waiting for his highly anticipated album which according to the rapper is in post-production.

A-Reece gives fans "$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH" to chew on while they await Paradi$e 2, his upcoming album. "$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH" sees the popular Pretoria-based lyricist rap explicitly about his relationship that has surpassed his expectations ("Two years later I can't believe we still together/ Last year I didn't even think that we would see December/ I'm guessin' that we're God's favourites") over a minimalist beat that's sample and key-driven.

The song's artwork, a contemporary sketch of what looks like two people, is striking and the emcee admitted it's the best artwork for his singles to date. The rapper reached out to the artist via Instagram about a week ago after spotting one of his abstract pieces in progress.


"$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH" is one of several songs the emcee has been releasing on SoundCloud since last year when he released "In Hi$ Image [Exp 1]", which had three sequels. The single "Re$idual $Elf Image", which featured Ayanda Jiya, was released in August (more about that here).

Read: The Mysterious Road to A-Reece's 'Paradise II'

A-Reece has been keeping mum about Paradi$e II, but from his Instagram caption of the new song's artwork, it won't be long until fans are treated to what's one of the most anticipated South African hip-hop albums of 2021 after keeping everyone waiting since last year.

Stream "$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH" on SoundCloud and click here for more A-Reece coverage.


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Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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