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Burna Boy and Polo G Practice Gratitude In New Track 'Want It All'

An introspective piece, highlighting the journey Burna has been on — and how he made his dreams a reality.

Nigerian musician Burna Boy is truly a force to be reckoned with. The Grammy-award winning artist has teamed up with American rapper Polo G to bring fans a love letter to himself in the form of latest single "Want It All."

The A-list talents, Smoke Ono and Sean Silverman produced track comes as a fresh take on the Afrofusion music genre and has some noticeable hip-hop elements buried between the lines.

The West African crooner's third single of the year manifests as an introspective piece, highlighting the journey the star has been on and how he made his dreams a reality. And the music video visuals certainly boast a happy-go-lucky, grateful Burna. The music video, directed by Adrian Yu, tells a photo story of Burna Boy's rise to fame, warmly featuring some of his biggest supporters. Still incredibly hot off of the heels of 2020's Twice As Tall , and a busy summer of festival tours, we love to see a moment of reflection and gratitude from the Nigerian star.


The captivating visuals and track make this collaboration all the more fantastic when you find out the artists are fans of each other. Speaking about working with Chicago rapper Polo G, Burna says, "I've been watching him for some time, and I just knew this had to get done, but it had to get done in the perfect way where the whole world gets to feel the reality of both of us."

The latest visuals come as Burna Boy's YouTube channel recently accumulated 1 billion views across all of his music videos. A feat that simply solidifies his place at the top.

Up next, the Afro-fusion trailblazer is set to make his debut performance at the historical Hollywood Bowl as part of his Space Drift arena tour. He'll be the first African solo artist to do so.

Watch Burna Boy and Polo G's music video for track "Want It All" here.

Burna Boy - Want It All feat. Polo G (Official Video) www.youtube.com

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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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