Alec Lomami Goes In Over A Christian Tiger School Beat In 'Ma Revolution'

Congolese rapper Alec Lomami shares two loose singles — "Ma Revolution and "Quelque Mots Suffisent" — via his label Immaculate Taste.

Kinshasa rapper & producer Alec Lomami recently shared two soundcloud loosies via his and Well$' independent label Immaculate Taste. "Ma Revolution" sees the Congolese artist flexing his French flow on Christian Tiger School's throwback "Everglades" boom-bap beat (which can be found in the South African production duo's Third Floor LP); while "Quelque Mots Suffisent," co-produced by Alec and PGMW, takes things into more experimental synthesizer territory. "I don't know I was getting fed up with the music industry, the blogs, the PR, the roll out, the kissing asses, the hype, the fake fans, my own irrelevancy in the music 'game' so I just wanted to get back to what I know best. Making music," Alec mentions to Okayafrica in an e-mail. "I wanted to just release music without feeling the pressures of getting views, likes, shares, retweets etc... so fuck it I dropped those two songs." Stream both tracks below and for more revisit Alec Lomami's Olugbenga-produced single from earlier this year.

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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)

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