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Stream Davido's New Single 'Gbagbe Oshi' and Pre-Order ‘Son of Mercy’ EP

Davido’s five-track EP includes a bonus track and is rumored to feature Young Thug, Trey Songz and Tinashe.

The wait is finally over for all you Davido fans anticipating a follow up to his 2012 debut album O.B.O.:The Genesis.


Although the Sony signee has kept his momentum going ever since with massive singles dropped along the way, his epic Afrobeat x Afrobeats concert with Antibalas at Lincoln Center in July, and recent news that “Skelewu” will be featured on Disney’s Queen of Katwe soundtrack.

Davido shared the cover art for his latest project, the Son of Mercy EP along with this message:

Whoever Tried To Count Me Out CANT Count... Pre-Order S.O.M September 30th, Thanks To All My Fans & Family That Have Been Patient! I WILL NEVER TAKE A BREAK LIKE THAT AGAIN!! OBO

The EP will feature five-tracks, plus a bonus song, and includes production credits from Shizzi, Kiddominant and Spellz. Rapper Young Thug and R&B singers Trey Songz and Tinashe are rumored to have lended their vocals to the project.

Stream the EP's lead single "Gbagbe Oshi" below.

Keep an eye out for a video for Davido’s collab with Tinashe “How Long,” and be sure to pre-order Son of Mercy.

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Photo: Courtesy of Emerald East

Check Out RIMON's Beautifully Intoxicating Live Performance

The excitement around the songstress and her ever evolving sound, look and feel is very real in "Never Learned how To Cope + Feed Me."

Eritrea-born singer-songwriter RIMON has just released a live performance of her tracks "Never Learned How to Cope" and "Feed Me." The Amsterdam raised and London based songstress delivered a psychedelically beautiful performance live on her YouTube page in such a way that we questioned our sobriety.

The session, originally performed for Eurosonic, acts as a rebirth for the artist as her musical and visual journey continues to evolve before our eyes—while teasing new unreleased music to look forward to. It seems as though those around the singer agree, as she was then honored with a Music Moves Europe award.

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