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Download Burna Boy's 'Check And Balance'

Download Nigerian Don Gorgon Burna Boy's new single "Check and Balance," produced by Spellz.


In June Nigeria's Burna Boy served up a slice of new music with the patois-inspired "Don Gorgon." The long-awaited release generated quite a buzz, and after a small hiatus, Aristokrat Record’s flagship artist is back this week with a second single release off of his yet to be named sophomore album. Enlisting fellow Nigerian producer Spellz once more for production, Burna sings about his rude boy habits over bouncy synths. Continuing to infuse his signature Naija voice over dancehall riddums, Oluwa Burna is in a lane of his own. Coupled with his trendy outfits and thematic video scenes he's been known to bring in the past, we have much to look forward to with the "Check & Balance" video. Fortunately, we can expect the visuals to his latest dancehall shaker soon, as Burna announced via Twitter his plan of shooting and releasing a video within the next few weeks. In the meantime, stream "Check And Balance" below. For more from Burna Boy listen to L.I.F.E. (Leaving an Impact For Eternity), one of our favorite releases of 2013, plus his singles "Run My Race," "Tonight" and "Like to Party," "Yawa Dey," and most recently "Don Gorgon."

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>>>Download: Burna Boy "Check And Balance"

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Whoisakin Channels His Love For Anime In the New Video For ‘Magic’

The single, featuring Olayinka Ehi, comes off his latest EP Full Moon Weekends.

Nigerian singer-songwriter Whoisakin is sharing a new music video to accompany his hit summer release, "Magic".

His roots certainly show true as his Lagos inspired trap soul/R&B sounds fill us up with feelings of summer and a love made from dreams.

High off of a recent feature in Rolling Stone, Whoisakin's latest music video comes off of his debut EP Full Moon Weekends, his first release as a part of Mr Eazi's #emPawa30 project.

With all of the successes and accomplishments that have come along with it, the original story behind the song isn't as sweet, "Magic was actually inspired by a summer 2019 fling I had with some girl", the 22-year-old singer says, "Even though I thought the relationship had potential at the early stages, she never felt the same way and it was just 'vibes' for her. I mean the moments were beautiful but they never lasted. I made the record a few weeks after we were over. She got upset at me and that was it."

He went on to speak about his first release into the music industry as, "a full story about me and my relationships in 2019, basically. I was doing an internship with some construction company at the time so I had a whole lot of time to live life (especially the nightlife), experience new things. So, I felt like an animated series for the whole tape would be the best way to share the story better. Plus, I'm a big anime fan."


Check out Whoisakin's music video for "Magic" here.


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