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Anatii’s Latest Song ‘Thixo Onofefe’ Is Literally A Prayer, And It Bangs

Listen to Anatii's latest song.

Anatii just released "Thixo Onofefe" his first solo song since his joint album with AKA, Be Careful What You Wish For.


Continuing the theme of spirituality, which was rife on BCWYWF, the artist literally prays (he chants "Phuma, phuma Satan") over bass squelches and screeching synthesizers. Aesthetically, the song is guaranteed to wake up some spirits inside you, with chants and screams that are drenched in reverb for effect. He speaks of people from the rural areas encouraging him to use muti, but he believes in prayer.

On his song with AKA "Don't Forget To Pray," Anatii surprised many fans when he spat a show-stealing Xhosa verse. On "Thixo Onofefe," he spits yet more impressive Xhosa rhymes, and we are totally here for it.

Listen to "Thixo Onofefe" below, and revisit our dissection of Anatii and AKA's gospel of money and power here.

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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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