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Listen to DJ Tunez' 'Afro Selections' Playlist

Wizkid's official DJ and the man behind the smash hit "Iskaba" selects an exclusive playlist for OkayAfrica.

DJ Tunez is one of the main connectors between New York City and the many buzzing sounds and artists coming out of Nigeria and West Africa.

Raised in a largely African community in South Brooklyn, Tunez started honing his afrobeats-focused DJ sets at neighborhood gatherings.

The popularity of his sets, which featured the African and Caribbean sounds that were rarely played at NYC parties during that time, led him to eventually throw his own events, starting big nights like his Afrobeat Nights.


In 2015, Tunez was asked by Wizkid to join Starboy Entertainment as his official DJ, a position he's held since then and one that has allowed him to play huge shows across the globe with the Nigerian star.

He recently started producing his own songs as well, scoring a major hit alongside Wande Coal with "Iskaba," as well as dropping newer tracks alongside Moelogo, Burna Boy, and Adekunle Gold.

Given his resume, we asked the DJ to select an exclusive playlist for our Spotify and Apple Music official channels.

Get down to DJ Tunez "Afro Selections" playlist below.


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How You Can Help Nigeria’s #EndSARS Protests

We round up some ways you can support the movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

Widespread protests against Nigeria's notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are becoming more of a revolution. The movement is an outcry from youths demanding a general reform of the country, majorly characterized by poor governance, with a focus on the harassment and assaults committed by SARS. The movement has been raging through the city of Lagos for the past three weeks, as protesters home and abroad have taken to the streets in masses to express their keen dissatisfaction.

Hashtags like #EndSARS, #EndPoliceBrutality, and #EndBadGovernanceInNigeria have brandished across all social media platforms to amplify the voices of the youth people fighting back. These hashtags have, in turn, gained traction with the help of celebrities like singers Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Beyoncé, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and many others. Nigerian stars, Falz, Runtown, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, and many more also joined in the movement, as many of them took to the streets with placards.

To date, the peacefully protesting Nigerians' needs have not been met. With said needs not being satisfied as they demand justice for lives lost due to the brutal and corrupt practices of police officers.

We have rounded up some ways you can support this movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

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