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Burna Boy Just Dropped A Dope Cover Of Rihanna's 'Work'

Listen to the Nigerian star Burna Boy "Work" Remix of Rihanna's 'ANTI' single and Drake collaboration.

Source: Burna Boy's Instagram


Source: Burna Boy's Instagram
Ever since Rihanna released her much-anticipated eighth studio album, we’ve been on the lookout for our favorite artists to offer their own spin on ANTI.

It makes perfect sense we’d get a dope remix from Nigerian star Burna Boy. Today, the Don Gorgon lends his hand at Rihanna and Drake’s dancehall collabo, “Work.”

Burna Boy first teased the drop yesterday. "So I bin seein a lotta fans sayin Rihanna shoulda put me on 'work' and I think they're right so I'm guna play with it a bit n drop it ASAP," he tweeted Tuesday.

Check out the lyric video for the Burna Boy "Work" remix below.

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New Fela Kuti Reissues & Box Set Are Coming This Year

Partisan Records has shared initial news of upcoming Fela 50th anniversary reissues and a new box set on the way.

Fela Kuti fans have a lot to look forward to this year as Partisan Records (home to Fela's catalog) has announced plans to release special reissues of two 1971 albums: London Scene and Live! With Ginger Baker, the classic album in which Fela and his band Africa '70 where joined by the Cream drummer.

The label has also said they plan to release the fifth installment in their ongoing Fela vinyl reissue box set series, which are handpicked by notable names in the music world. Previous volumes have been curated by Erykah Badu, Questlove, and Brian Eno.

Partisan has also shared that they will also be launching a scholarship program at Fela's alma mater, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, in London this year. The label will be sharing more information on all of that exciting Fela Kuti 2021 news soon, so keep and eye out.

In the meantime, Fela Kuti is currently leading the fan vote for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can head here to cast a daily ballot for the afrobeat legend. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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