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Enamel Releases New Single 'Gang' and Accompanying Music Video

The smooth track is the Afropop newcomer's follow-up to his largely successful debut single 'Pokish'.

Rising Afropop artist Enamel has dropped a new track titled "Gang" as well as the accompanying visuals.

The new track is a follow-up to his 2019 debut single "Pokish" featuring Galaybanton and was produced by Kiddominant.


"Gang" is a mid-tempo track with an admittedly infectious beat—the hallmark of any good Afropop or Afrobeats hit. The intermittent use of brass instrumentals in the background gives the song an overall laid-back feel which translates well in the music video.

Listen to Gang on Apple Music and Spotify.

Reminiscent of Wizkid and Blaq Jerzee's music video for "Arizona", the visuals dart between both Enamel and Galaybanton riding quad bikes in a desert area to doing their thing in an alleyway of sorts amid shots of dancing women. It's a good follow-up to his debut track and Enamel continues to show his promise as a rising star.

The Ibadan-born artist, real name Hakim Giwa, is now based in Johannesburg, South Africa and is signed with the record label More Coke Everyday.

Enamel is currently working on an EP and describes his journey with music thus far by saying, "I am Inspired and motivated by the things around me, all the frowns and smiles, ups and downs and everything in general about life. I decided to share my story and everything I see in the best way I can." He adds that, "Africa is my root, 23402 is my city and I rep every living soul on earth, no discrimination, no colour, no race.

Watch the music video for "Gang" below:

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Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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