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Davido and Mayorkun in "The Best"

Davido and Mayorkun Are Simply 'The Best' In New Music Video

The Karate Kid inspired visuals show the two Nigerian samurai's putting in the work to stay on top.

DMW boss and Nigerian superstar Davido's cup doesn't seem to run dry. The brilliant artist has gifted fans with an upbeat, action-packed music video to match the equally energetic "The Best," featuring Mayorkun, off of his much loved third studio album A Better Time.

Directed by Dammy Twitch, the fun music video follows a storyline similar to that of childhood fan favorite flick, The Karate Kid. With Davido playing the role of Master and Mayorkun as student, the two venture together towards becoming their best selves, a salute to the songs title. While the video was filmed in Lagos, the artists pay homage to Japanese culture and practices through their garments and the visuals provided.

Davido shared his excitement for the project on his Instagram this week saying, "'The Best' they say is relative. They say we should all regard ourselves as 'The Best' in order for us to believe sufficiently in ourselves. Others say you're arrogant when you proclaim yourself the best. While some of us are just happy to be able to produce some that others call 'THE BEST'. Whichever way you look at it, you're looking at THE BEST!!! OBO x Of Laylay!!'


Watch the music for "The Best" by Davido ft Mayorkun here.

Davido - The Best (Official Video) ft. Mayorkun 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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