D'banj Drops New Single 'Knocking On My Door (Ko Le Ye Won)'

Download Nigerian superstar D'banj's uplifting "Knocking On My Door (Ko Le Ye Won)," the lead single of his 'I'm D'banj: An Epic Journey' EP

D'banj has been preparing the release of the I'm D'banj: An Epic Journey visual EP, a 7 song and music video project to mark his 10 years in the music industry. While he's already teased a couple trailers for the upcoming singles and videos, which will be released once a week over the next 7 weeks,  "Knocking On My Door (Ko Le Ye Won)" is the first full track we get to hear from the EP. The new song is an uplifting composition that blends the Nigerian superstar's croons with bright keyboards and a group vocal refrain, plus sees D'banj dusting off his harmonica skills.

In related news, D'banj was recently announced as a nominee for the MTV Africa Music Awards 2015 Evolution Award, which "honors established artists who have made an indelible mark on African and global music culture... and shaped the soundscape of contemporary Africa.” He's nominated alongside 2Face Idibia, Black Coffee, P-Square, Fally Ipupa, HHP, Samini and others.

Stream and download "Knocking On My Door (Ko Le Ye Won)," plus watch a trailer for the music video, below and look for new singles weekly from I'm D'banj: An Epic Journey.

Update 7/17: Watch D'banj's music video for "Knocking On My Door (Ko Le Ye Won)" below.

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>>>Download: D'banj "Knocking On My Door (Ko Le Ye Won)"


Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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