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Aminé's New Music Video Is a Trippy Nod to the 'Spice Girls' Featuring Issa Rae and Mel B

The Ethiopian and Eritrean-American rapper takes us on a trippy ride in his new music video for "Spice Girl."

Aminé, pays homage one of the best girl groups of the 90s (you can fight me on that) in his latest song and video "Spice Girl."


In the animated video, a random sequence of events: chilling on a couch with someone who's face oddly resembles his own, using soap from an oversized dispenser to bathe, and getting a stomach tattoo, land Aminé in prison where his baby's mama, played by the wonderful Issa Rae, comes to visit. She's not really excited to see him, and ends their conversation with a passionate "fuck you, how bout that." Damn, Issa.

What's much less random is the appearance form real-life Spice Girl, Mel B aka Scary Spice towards the end.

We totally get it, Aminé, the Spice Girls are everything.

Watch the colorful video below.

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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

Reekado Banks - Ozumba Mbadiwe (Lyric Video) www.youtube.com

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