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Sam Smith "My Oasis" featuring Burna Boy

Burna Boy Features On Sam Smith’s New Single 'My Oasis'

The two singers blend their voices effortlessly together on this new summer track.

Nigerian singer Burna Boy has teamed up with British pop star Sam Smith on their new single "My Oasis."

This new release comes hot off of Burna Boy's recent celebration of his latest album African Giant getting over a billion streams.

The new single "My Oasis," out today, comes after Smith's decision to postpone their latest album release. The singer said in a now deleted Instagram post that they felt that the timing was off, but promised that they are, "still going to bring out some new music over the next few months."

The track new track "My Oasis" sparks sounds of summer with lyrics that echo the call of longing for a reciprocal love. Meanwhile, its accompanying lyric video emphasizes the ebb and flow like nature of a distant lover.

Check out the lyric video for "My Oasis" below.


Sam Smith - My Oasis (feat Burna Boy) (Lyric Video) ft. Burna Boy youtu.be

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''I'm having the time of my life,'' says Adekunle Gold over a Zoom call while seated in his office in Lagos. ''I'm making songs that are so true to my current energy, my current vibe.'' When I got on the call with the 34-year-old artist on a Wednesday afternoon, the first thing I noticed was his hair tied up in little braids, the second was his wide smile. As we speak, the crooner laughs multiple times but it's his aura that shines through the computer screen, it lets you know better than his words that he's truly having the time of life.

Born Adekunle Kosoko, the popular Nigerian singer got married barely two years ago to fellow artist Simi. Last year, the power couple welcomed their first child. As we talk, Gold points to his journey as a father and a husband as some of the biggest inspirations at the moment not just as far as music goes but as his perspective in life and how he now approaches things.

''My [artistry] has changed a lot because being a father and being a husband has made me grow a lot and more.'' Adekunle Gold tells OkayAfrica. ''It has made me understand life a lot more too. I'm feeling more responsible for people. You know, now I have a kid to raise and I have a wife to support, to be a real man and husband and father for.'' He credits this journey with both his newfound happiness and a newfound freedom as an artist.

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