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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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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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