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Watch Davido's New Video For 'Sweet in the Middle' Featuring WurlD, Naira Marley & Zlatan

A highlight from the recently released A Good Time.

Davido is rounding out his solid year with the new music video for "Sweet in the Middle," the latest single from his recent album A Good Time.

"Sweet in the Middle" features appearances from buzzing fellow Nigerians WurlD, Naira Marley and Zlatan, as they each go in over a Shizzi-produced beat.

The song's new music video, directed by Meji Alabi, follows the four acts as they ride ATVs and perform from an arid Lagos landscape before things turn into a post-apocalyptic Mad Max-style party.

Davido, Naira Marley and Zlatan all feature prominently in our Best Nigerian Songs of 2019 list. Davido also recently announced his extensive 2020 North American tour dates.

His long-awaited sophomore album, A Good Time, also features the likes of Popcaan, Summer Walker, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and more. Davido recently sat down with OkayAfrica for our Moments With series to speak in-depth about the new album, what made "Fall" such a massive success, and much more. You can check out that video underneath.

Watch Davido's new music video for "Sweet in the Middle" featuring WurlD, Naira Marley and Zlatan below.


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Trump Plans to Extend Travel Ban to Nigeria, Tanzania, Sudan, Eritrea & Three Other Countries

Here's what the travel ban could mean for these nations.

On Tuesday is was announced that Donald Trump's administration plans to extend its infamous travel ban to include seven new countries, many of them in Africa.

The countries named on the list, include Nigeria, Tanzania, Sudan and Eritrea, as well as Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, and the Eastern European nation of Belarus. Politico first broke the news.

According to The Washington Post, the move would likely not be a complete ban on citizens looking to enter the US, however it could place various visa restrictions on some government officials and on those seeking certain type of visitor and business visas.

Some nations could also be banned from participation in the diversity travel lottery program, which grants green cards. Trump has threatened to sack the program in the past.

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The 9 Best Afropop Songs About Lagos

Featuring city odes from Kizz Daniel, Wizkid, Teni, Maleek Berry, M.I Abaga, Brymo and more.

The best afropop songs about Lagos, Nigeria's most populous city, are as much about the city as a whole as they are about select areas of special importance to individual artists.

Read on for our selection of The 9 Best Afropop Songs About Lagos. Listed in no particular order.

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A-Reece Releases His Second Song of 2020 ‘Selfish [EXP 2]’

Listen to A-Reece's new song 'Selfish [EXP 2].'

A-Reece has released another song via SoundCloud. "Selfish" is a minimalist song with its beat consisting mostly of gnarled guitar strings and a pulsating bongo drum.

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Aewon Wolf Preaches Subversion and Freethinking in His New Album ‘The Return’

Aewon Wolf releases 'The Return' after a two-year hiatus.

Aewon Wolf has always preferred to sprinkle some pop in his hip-hop, as can be heard in his previous releases. His latest project, The Return, his first in two years, boasts some pop-leaning songs like "Thando Lwami," "Something Special," "Cool Kids" and others are all glazed in the customary top 40 chart sheen through the use of glossy synths and pads alongside other contraptions.

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