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Davido 'A Better Time' Album Cover

Davido Shares Track List for 'A Better Time'

Davido has released the official track list for his upcoming album 'A Better Time' and it features collaborations with Nicki Minaj, Tiwa Savage, Nas, Sho Madjozi, Lil Baby, Sauti Sol and more.

Davido has shared the album cover and track list for his highly-anticipated album, A Better Time. This follows the wild success of singles 'FEM' and more recently, 'So Crazy' featuring Lil Baby. The album will feature musical greats from across Africa and America. Nicki Manaj, Tiwa Savage, Nas, Sho Madjozi, Lil Baby, Mayorkun and Sauti Sol among several others are also featured on the upcoming project. Davido recently announced the news on social media.

A Better Time has 17 tracks that are sure to break records on a number of regional and international music charts. "FEM" is currently on its way to breaking streaming charts. The song amassed over four million views within days of the video's release.

Read: How Davido's 'FEM' Became the Unlikely #EndSARS Protest Anthem

The "So Crazy" music video featuring Lil Baby is also raking up millions of views on YouTube after its release just two days ago. With stars like Nicki Minaj, Sho Madjozi and Tiwa Savage, the album is slated to give more than just the the usual Afrobeats sound.

Davido's success continues to rise with each album. His sophomore album, A Good Time, has more than a billion streams. The Nigerian superstar had planned on A Good Time grand tour in North America but it was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The upcoming album's cover art is made up of photographs of him and his baby son. In an interview with The New York Times Davido relayed that the theme for A Better Time is celebration.

"One thing about Africans — rich or poor, happy or sad, no matter the situation going on in your culture, you always find time to smile and just be happy. People always like to celebrate. So on this album, there's no downers. It's just straight bangers and music to make people happy."

A Better Time will officially be released at midnight on Friday, November 13th, 2020. The year has been riddled with endless turmoil across the world and Davido promises to set the tone for a return to somewhat of a normalcy.

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Spotlight: Ethiopian Brand Kunjina Is On a Fashion Metamorphosis

Founder and creative director Kunjina Tesfaye speaks on her namesake brand, and how her personal evolution manifests through the unique garments.

In our 'Spotlight' series, we highlight the work of photographers, visual artists, multimedia artists, and more who are producing vibrant, original work.

In our latest piece, we spotlight Ethiopian fashion brand, Kunjina. The Addis Ababa based label focuses on ready-to-wear fashion and empowering woman through their garments and designs. Creator Kunjina Tesfaye established the brand in 2017 in her home country Ethiopia, and has since shared her distinctive designs with the world. Each garment acts as a physical embodiment of Kunjina's life experiences, and the stages we all go through to become closer to ourselves. "When the work comes from a personal place, it portrays a true feeling therefore the output becomes Authentic", the young designer says on the website. Each garment is carefully and intentionally created, as the company prides themselves on their choice to reduce unnecessary waste -- often times what happens with brands focused on trends.

Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

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