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Burna Boy Drops the Cheerful Music Video for 'Pull Up'

Burna Boy drops his first music video since the release of "African Giant."

It's been almost a month since the release of Burna Boy's African Giant, and the artist continues to bring the heat with new collaborations, interviews, performances and, now, a music video for one of the album's clearest standouts "Pull Up."

The song, was the last single released in the lead-up to African Giant, and the first music video since the album's release.

READ: Here are All the Samples on Burna Boy's 'African Giant'

The vibrant music video sees Burna Boy and a group of models—all in impeccably stylish looks—gallivanting around London, hitting up local spots, driving around in a convertible and simply enjoying themselves. It gives off plenty of chill, yet infectious energy, and makes us wish we were along for the ride too.


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The video was directed by none other than Meji Alabi, who also directed Burna's memorable video for "On the Low." It's laidback feel and simplicity meshing effortlessly with the song's nostalgic feel.

It was recently announced that the artist will be preforming at this year's Afropunk festival in Johannesburg in December.

Check out the music video for "Pull Up" below.

Burna Boy - Pull Up (Official Video) youtu.be

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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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