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Audio: GQ's XQZ The Mix EP (Produced by Str8 Buttah's XYZ)


Up-and-coming Nigerian rapper GQ , best known for his 2010 debut Therapy Music and his Asa-sampling Reflections On A Soul: The Unofficial Remixes, has enlisted Str8 Buttah's own dexterous MC/Producer XYZ for his latest effort, XQZ The Mix EP. The tracks here don't stray far from Str8 Buttah collective's signature sound (not a bad thing), with beats reminiscent of DJ Premiere and RZA and hyper-aware, Lagos street perspective rhymes. There's even a Chris Rock sample sprinkled in there — possible Yeezy influence?

Check out standout track "Where I'm From feat. Gifted"  below and snatch XQZ The Mix EP.

[audio:http://www.okayafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/04-Where-Im-From-feat.-Gifted.mp3|titles="Where I'm From feat. Gifted" by GQ]

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Watch Davido Perform 'Assurance' & 'Jowo' On Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Nigerian superstar performed for the late night American TV show.

Davido stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to give viewers a lively performance.

Backed by a full band, the Nigerian superstar kicked things off by playing A Good Time single "Assurance," which will reportedly be featured in the Coming 2 America soundtrack. After a quick interlude and set change—a king's throne appeared onstage—Davido and his band went into a medley of "Jowo," his A Better Time single.

Davido's been busy this year as he recently shared the music video for A Better Time's "The Best" alongside Mayorkun, was featured in the remix of Focalistic's "Ke Star," and collaborated with Teni on "For You."

Watch Davido's Jimmy Kimmel live performance of "Assurance" and "Jowo (Medley) below.

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