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Blitz the Ambassador Pays Tribute to 'Dikembe!'

New African hip-hop from Blitz the Ambassador, a tribute to the NBA's Dikembe Mutombo


Ghanaian top-dog MC Blitz the Ambassador returns to deliver a West African flow inspired by one of the NBA's greatest defensive players of all time: DRC's Dikembe Mutombo. "Dikembe," which might inevitably become a warm-up soundtrack for future shot-blockers, features Blitz riding a guitar-laced beat and channeling Mutombo's infamous finger-wagging taunt — and sports a sample of a classic Mobb Deep bar. Blitz hands this one over as a teaser while we await the release of his upcoming Afropolitan Dreams album, due later this year. Stream the Optiks-produced "Dikembe!" and catch Blitz the Ambassor on his summer tour through Morocco, Europe and Canada, dates listed below.

BLITZ THE AMBASSADOR TOUR DATES

June 1st - RABAT, MOROCCO

June 8th - ENTRAYGUES, FRANCE

June 16th - ROTTERDAM, HOLLAND

July 11th - VICTORIA, CANADA

July 12th - VANCOUVER, CANADA

July 20th - VITROLLES ,FRANCE

July 22nds - HUESCA, SPAIN

Aug 16th - GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

Aug 17th- LE VIBAL, FRANCE

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Tems Is Just Doing Her Thang In New Music Video 'Crazy Tings'

The Nigerian songstress is hell bent on taking over your summer playlist and it's getting harder to resist.

It has been a fantastic year for Tems. The Nigerian singer, producer, and songwriter achieved a platinum record for eternal banger Essence, her collaboration with fellow Nigerian superstar Wizkid, an MTV EMA nomination for Best African Artist, a billion worldwide video views, and over 350 million audio streams. Not to mention featuring on Canadian rapper Drake's blowout album Certified Lover Boy, the singer has also sold out every show she's booked.

The release of Tems's sophomore EP If Orange Was a Place solidified her place amongst the greats and it was received with gusto by fans and international audiences. A month after the release the Afrobeats singer has graced fans with a sultry music video to go along with equally as tantalizing lead single Crazy Tings. Conceptualized by the multitalented Tems, and directed by UAX, the music video follows a sensual Tems as she sings about needing space from a lying partner.

International audiences continue to rave over the songstress, with Tems delivering an impressive US TV debut on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! this month. Essence continues to top international charts. While becoming the official song of the summer, the track peaked on the Billboard 100 Top 10, becoming the most Shazamed song in the United States and was remixed by Canadian musical heavyweight Justin Bieber, becoming the first song written by Nigerian artists to hit No.1 on Urban Radio.

Tems has been producing consistent hits since her debut in September 2020, and a year later, the singer's immense talent is securing her reputation as a world-class superstar.

Check out Tem's music video for single 'Crazy Tings' below

Tems - Crazy Tings (Official Video) www.youtube.com

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