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Black Coffee, Skepta & Kanye West Are Featured In Drake's 'More Life,' Hear It Now

Drake's new 22-song "playlist," 'More Life' is here. Stream and download it now.

Drake's More Life is here.


The new release, which is being pushed as a "playlist," is an expansive 22-track affair. Drake debuted the project Saturday evening on his OVO Sound show on Beats 1.

More Life features past and frequent collaborators like Kanye West, Young Thug, Quavo, 2 Chainz, Travis Scott, and Partynextdoor.

Skeptathe man responsible for getting Drake to remix Wizkid's "Ojuelegba" and sparking the "One Dance" connection—gets his own interlude. He shouts out Fela Kuti in it.

The UK grime scene is also represented by Giggs, who's featured on two More Life tracks, "No Long Talk" and "KMT"

Wizkid and Drake's recent single "Hush Up The Silence" didn't make it to the playlist.

South African superstar Black Coffee shows up big for "Get It Together" alongside Jorja Smith. The track is a remix of Black Coffee's 2011 hit "Superman." You probably remember the song playing in the background of those Instagram clips of Drake dancing at a prom with Jennifer Lopez.

Drake gives another nod to South Africa in More Life, titling one of the tracks "Madiba Riddim." No actual mention of Mandela in the song though.

More Life also features the previously released "Fake Love."

Get at it below on Spotify and TIDAL, and follow this link for Apple Music.

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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

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