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Demola & Davido "Gbedu." Image courtesy of the artist.

Watch Demola & Davido's New Music Video For 'Gbedu'

"This is music to dance, be happy and fall in love to."

Demola comes through with the new music video for "Gbedu," his uplifting collaboration with Davido.

"Gbedu," which translates to "big drum," pairs infectious afropop rhythms with violin melodies from the classically-trained Demola. Both him and Davido deliver some smooth and catchy verses over the beat, which was produced by Demola himself.

"I was very happy when I wrote this song," Demola tells OkayAfrica. "This is music to dance, be happy and fall in love to."

The new music video for the single, which was directed by Mr. Moe Musa, follows Demola throughout a day in Atlanta before a club performance, where he's joined by superstar Davido.

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In other Davido news, him and his fiancé Chioma Rowland recently welcomed their first child together.

For more from Demola, check out his previous collaboration with Wande Coal, "Light Up."

Watch the new music video for Demola and Davido's "Gbedu" below.

Demola - Gbedu ft. Davido (Official Music Video) youtu.be

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Nigerian Mental Health Advocate Chude Jideonwo Shares Practical Ways Of Coping During COVID

We speak with the founder of Joy Inc. about the mental health challenges facing Nigerians, how many have managed to find effective ways to cope, and the online resources available to the community.

Never in our lifetimes have we experienced a pandemic of this gravity. As COVID-19 cases rise in Nigeria, Nigerians aren't just worried about getting the virus, they are also concerned about a host of other challenges: our lack of efficient and effective healthcare—which is overwhelmed even without a pandemic—the lack of appropriate data, and the high levels of poverty and illiteracy in the country that make it difficult to enforce the strategies that will enable us to handle the pandemic and keep it under control.

In a bid to understand how Nigerians are dealing with mental health challenges now, on the ground, due to the pandemic—which has led to a lockdown restricting movement and also social distancing rules—we spoke with Nigerian journalist, lawyer and mental healthcare advocate Chude Jideonwo, who is the founder of Joy Inc. He shared insights from his experiences with The Joy Inc., which he founded in 2016 to help young people going through mental and emotional challenges. He aimed to help provide young Nigerians with tools to help navigate the world around them.

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