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Burna Boy Throws A Street Party In His Hometown In The Video For 'Follow Me'

Nigerian dancehall star Burna Boy throws a street party in his homewtown of Port Harcourt in the new music video for "Follow Me"


Burna Boy comes through with the new visuals for his latest dancehall single "Follow Me." The Matt Max-directed music video follows the Nigerian artist as heads back to his hometown of Port Harcourt, the city where he was born and raised, to throw a huge street party with all of his day 1 friends. "Follow Me" sees Burna Boy returning in form to his signature dancehall style after exploring smooth keyboards in "Soke," light guitar rock in "Rockstar," and linking up with South Africa's Da L.E.S and AKA for the party anthem "P.A.I.D." Watch the new music video for "Follow Me" below.

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This Compilation Shines a Light On East African Underground Music

We talk to a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation from Uganda's Nyege Nyege.

Nyege Nyege, a label in Kampala, Uganda is channelling the confidence brimming over a whole continent. Africa is no longer the future. For dance music, its time is right now.

Music For the Eagles is a compilation released in conjunction with Soundcloud to showcase the best new acts that East Africa has to offer outside the mainstream. A new wave of artists firmly blasting non-conformist energy for you to spasm to. Music that takes you places. Otim Alpha's high BPM wedding frenzy of incessant rasping vocals accompanied by feverous violin will have you clawing the walls to oblivion. Anti Vairas' dancehall from a battleship with super galactic intentions doesn't even break a sweat as it ruins you. FLO's beautiful sirens call, is a skittish and detuned nursery rhyme that hints at a yearning for love but reveals something far more unnerving. Ecko Bazz's tough spiralling vocal over sub-bass and devil trap energy is an anthem that can only be bewailed. And Kidane Fighter's tune is more trance-like prayer. These are only some of the highlights for you to shake it out to.

We got to chat with a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation as they took a break from the studio below.

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