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Davido Joins Tanzania's Diamond On The 'Number One Remix'

Nigeria's Davido joins Tanzania's Diamond in a monster collab the 'Number One Remix.'


East meets West in "Number One Remix," a monster collaboration from Tanzania’s Diamond (aka Diamond Platnumz) and Nigeria’s Davido. Davido, just fresh off the frenzy that was "Skelewu" and its accompanying viral video concept, fits the bill if in-roads into the West African market are a priority for the Bongo Flava exponent. Both acts display a synergy that translates as well in song as on the screen — a dance-off between the two superstars is prime viewing. Watch the "Number One Remix" video below directed by Nigerian music video linchpin Clarence Peters and peep the Davido-less original over here.

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American DJ Megan Ryte Accused of Stealing Beats from South African DJ Lag

South African Black Twitter has accused Megan Ryte of being a 'culture vulture' after releasing her new song 'Culture' featuring will.i.am and A$AP Ferg. South Africans claim 'Culture' has an uncanny similarity to DJ Lag's 'Ice drop'.

American DJ Megan Ryte has been accused of stealing beats from prominent South African gqom artist, DJ Lag, according to IOL. This comes after Ryte released her new song "Culture" featuring will.i.am and A$AP Ferg. Accusations gained traction this past Wednesday after many South African fans compared "Culture" to DJ Lag's "Ice drop" which was released in 2016 from his self-titled EP. Many more have also remarked on the apparent similarities in the music video as well and going on to further accuse Ryte of not only stealing the song's beat but also the video concept itself. DJ Lag responded to Ryte's "Culture" Twitter post with his "Ice Drop" music video which was released back in 2017.

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Former Nigerien President Mamadou Tandja Has Died

Niger's former President Mamadou Tandja has reportedly passed away at age 82. The Nigerien government has announced a three-day national mourning period.