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You're Going To Have Aye Nizzy's 'Good For Me' On Repeat

We premiere the new music video from the UK MC's upcoming The Summer of '94 EP.

Aye Nizzy got people in the UK talking with his latest drop "Ten Ten," which was on rotation at the BBC Radio 1 Xtra.

The UK MC's now coming through with the new single and music video for "Good For Me," an addictive new jam which is set to feature in his upcoming The Summer of '94 EP, due June 9.

The new single, which was produced by Jay Ramsay, showcases Aye Nizzy's move from his grime beginnings to his more recent afro bashment-meets-pop explorations.


"Good For Me is when Jamaica & Africa meet the Orient half way," Aye Nizzy explains to OkayAfrica.

"The inspiration behind the song was depicting a classic relationship scenario where a male and female are madly in love [and] outside interference causes doubt but in the end true love prevails. The sound is heavily influenced by Jamaican & African music with a sprinkle of the orient. The oriental flutes emphasise this, as well as the video setting."

Check out the music video for "Good For Me" below.

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Adekunle Gold Is Living His Best Life

We speak to the Nigerian star about how marriage and fatherhood have led him to find both newfound happiness and newfound freedom as an artist.

''I'm having the time of my life,'' says Adekunle Gold over a Zoom call while seated in his office in Lagos. ''I'm making songs that are so true to my current energy, my current vibe.'' When I got on the call with the 34-year-old artist on a Wednesday afternoon, the first thing I noticed was his hair tied up in little braids, the second was his wide smile. As we speak, the crooner laughs multiple times but it's his aura that shines through the computer screen, it lets you know better than his words that he's truly having the time of life.

Born Adekunle Kosoko, the popular Nigerian singer got married barely two years ago to fellow artist Simi. Last year, the power couple welcomed their first child. As we talk, Gold points to his journey as a father and a husband as some of the biggest inspirations at the moment not just as far as music goes but as his perspective in life and how he now approaches things.

''My [artistry] has changed a lot because being a father and being a husband has made me grow a lot and more.'' Adekunle Gold tells OkayAfrica. ''It has made me understand life a lot more too. I'm feeling more responsible for people. You know, now I have a kid to raise and I have a wife to support, to be a real man and husband and father for.'' He credits this journey with both his newfound happiness and a newfound freedom as an artist.

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