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Afro-Trap Group The.WAV’s 'Love Games' is the Perfect Soundtrack for Your Weekend

Up-and-coming and self-described “Afro-Trap” group The.Wav share their latest track “Love Games,” an afrobeats dance anthem for the summer.

Up-and-coming and self-described “Afro-Trap” group The.Wav are sharing their latest track “Love Games,” an Afrobeats dance anthem for the summer.


The single infuses the groups myriad of influences, a mixture of electronic dancehall, Afro-pop, trap and hip-hop.

Made up of group members Gregory Stutzer, Cardigan Deville, Badí and Kelly Be, The.Wav’s goal is simple according to the group’s mission statement: “We connect and empower diverse voices to redefine what is dope.”

“Love Games” was produced by Stutzer, whose music is inspired by his Tanzanian roots. Stutzer, born in Tanzania and raised in the U.S., is the group’s lead producer. Cardigan who was born and raised in The Bronx is the band’s lyrical MC, Badí serves as the soulful crooner of the group and Kelly Be is the creative designer for the collective.

"Love Games" is the first single off The.Wav’s new project 2050, which is scheduled for release this August. In the meantime, turn up the volume and listen to the brand new single above.

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Photo: Single cover art courtesy of Emerald East

Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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