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DJ Spinall & Davido Bring the Heat in the Video for 'Package'

Nigeria’s DJ Spinall & Davido team up for a summer banger.

Guess who’s back with another sizzler?


DJ Spinall teams up with Nigerian star Davido for the new afropop hit-in-the-making, “Package”—a match that brings a lot of heat.

It’s the first single, produced by Del B., we’re hearing from DJ Spinall’s anticipated sophomore album, which is currently in the works.

Prepare to sweat it out to this one cause it’s fiyah.

Listen below, and catch Davido along with Wizkid, Stonebwoy, Diamond Platnumz plus more heavy-hitters this summer at the “One Africa Fest,” and at Afrobeat x Afrobeats at Lincoln Center Out of Doors.

Update 6/7/15: Watch the Lagos-shot music video for "Package" above." The visual features producer Del B, as well as cameos from Mo Eazy, Sammy Davids, and more.

Interview

Amadou & Mariam Forever

We talk to the legendary Malian duo about their rich past, songwriting process and their advice for young African artists with disabilities.

Amadou & Mariam don't require an introduction.

The couple has been making Afro-blues music for over 35 years, drawing inspiration from their home of Mali, for over 35 years.

Their 1999 albumSou Ni Tilé sold 100,000 copies. In 2005, their album Dimanche à Bamako won the French Victoire de la Musique prize for Best World Music Album of the year and the BBC Radio 3 Award for Africa. It also went platinum in France after selling over 300,000 copies. The duo have performed with U2, Coldplay, Blur and many others.

We caught up with them below for a conversation about their rich past, their songwriting process and their advice for young African artists with disabilities, ahead of the duo's performance at the upcoming London Jazz Festival 2021.

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