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Burna Boy Says Drake Didn't Credit Him On ‘More Life’

The song in question is also called "More Life."

Drake did Burna Boy dirty according to Pulse Nigeria, as was revealed during a listening party for the Nigerian artist's upcoming album, Outside, held in Lagos.


Burna Boy reportedly submitted five songs for Drake's More Life album/playlist, which came out last year. One of the songs he submitted was titled "More Life" (coincidence?), and was the one Drake and his team confirmed would be used for the project.

"They told me they had picked it, but when the song came out it was… chopped," Burna Boy was quoted as saying by Pulse Nigeria. The website reports that the song was modified beyond recognition and was then sampled as part of the outro of "Get It Together," which features Black Coffee and Jorja Smith.

The Nigerian artist was further not credited for the song, which is just shady.

"More Life" will appear on Burna Boy's upcoming album Outside, which is out January 26. You can read the full report on Pulse Nigeria.

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Global Citizen x OkayAfrica: The Impact of Conflict on Children

An estimated 1.4 million children have been hit by schools closing in the Tigray region of Ethiopia amid conflict and crisis. Here's how that's impacting Ethiopia's children.

In times of conflict and war, school-aged children could have their futures defined by whether or not they can access education amid ongoing violence.

Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray is in the midst of a war that has impacted millions of lives and affected neighboring regions, Amhara and Afar. The war — which has forced citizens to flee, has tipped the region into famine, and has barricaded humanitarian aid from reaching the most vulnerable — has now been going on for about 11 months.

As the beginning of the school season draws nearer, safely reopening schools, making education accessible, and protecting children from the impacts of violence in the affected regions is a priority for aid agencies.

"As schools prepare to reopen in early October in most parts of the country, in Tigray and the bordering regions of Afar and Amhara, where the conflict has expanded, education remains at a standstill," Director of Education Cannot Wait, Yasmine Sherif, told Global Citizen.

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How Beauty Boy, Enioluwa Adeoluwa, Is Shattering the Expectations of Masculinity In Nigeria

Affectionately known as Lipgloss Boy, Enioluwa has become one of the most popular influencers in Nigeria — and he's done so without conforming to the notions of masculinity or imposed limitations on what a man should be able to do.