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Don Jazzy Returns With New Song, ​'Safe,' Featuring Falz

On their new track, the heavyweight artists encourage Nigerians to band together against coronavirus.

Veteran Nigerian artist Don Jazzy marks his return with his latest single "Safe," featuring Falz.

The track addresses the hardships brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak, calling it the "enemy" and encouraging Nigerians to band together against it and keep the faith. "Corona be the enemy, omo your neighbor no be enemy," sings the artist on the mid-tempo track.

The mellow song was also produced by Don Jazzy and is the first collaboration between him and popular rapper Falz, who delivers two reflective verses, touching on COVID-19's impact.


It's Don Jazzy's first release in a while, and he couldn't have picked a more fitting time to return and release a song about unity. According to BBC Africa's live tracker, there have been over 2,500 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. A message of collective action against the further spread of the disease is much-needed, and the artists have found a creative way to deliver one with "Safe."

Listen to the track below.

Mavins, Don Jazzy, Falz - Safe (Official Audio) youtu.be

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Bobi Wine's Release Detailed in Latest Episode of 'The Messenger'

Trauma is the topic on the podcast's latest episode: "The Ballot or The Bullet."

The latest episode of The Messenger is something to behold.

Created by Sudanese-American rapper Bas, The Messenger throws the spotlight on the thunderous circumstances many African countries face, with a close focus on Ugandan politician Bobi Wine.

In his most recent traumatic experience, Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi were released from a nearly two-week military house arrest following the ruling of a Ugandan court. Keeping up with current events and circumstances that Wine finds himself in, the latest episode of the podcast recounts the traumatic events that led to Wine's very public abuse and eventual house arrest.

Upon his release, Wine spoke with The Messenger and had this to say, "I want to remind the world that we went in this election knowing how corrupt the staff of the electoral commission is. We saw this through the campaign and the world saw how much was oppressed, how biased and one sided the electoral commission was, and how much it was in the full grip of General Museveni. And therefore we are going to test every legal test, we shall take every legal test. We shall take every legal step. And indeed we shall take every moral and morally proactive, nonviolent, but legal and peaceful step to see that we liberate ourselves. The struggle has not ended. It is just beginning."

Listen to Episode 7 of The Messenger here.

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