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Focalistic Drops 'Ke Star' Remix Featuring Davido

South African hip-hop artist Focalistic has officially released the highly anticipated 'Ke Star' remix featuring Davido.

South Africa's genre-bending artist, Focalistic, has dropped the highly anticipated remix for his platinum single "Ke Star" which features Davido. This comes after Focalistic and Davido teased music fans on Twitter with a short sound clip of the "Ke Star" remix earlier in the week. The "Ke Star" remix follows from Focalistic's latest album Sghubu Ses Excellent which dropped in December last year.


Read: Listen to Focalistic's New Project 'Sghubu Ses Excellent'

The "Ke Star" remix starts off with Davido's vocals and catchy lyrics for which the superstar is known. The remix is just as good as the upbeat original hit and the addition of one of Nigeria's best Afrobeats artists gives it an edge. A couple of weeks ago, Focalistic shared a video on Twitter of him hanging out with Davido and teaching him Pitori slang. The video shows Davido easily pick up the lingo and had music fans subsequently excited for the "Ke Star" remix drop. According to Naija Vibes, Davido and Focalistic had recording sessions in Nigeria ahead of the release. Waves of music fans on Twitter have responded positively to the remix since it dropped.

Focalistic has managed to successfully merge a distinct South African sound which emerged from Pretoria with hip-hop and amapiano. The "Ke Star" remix with Davido is another instance of South Africa's amapiano movement spreading across Africa. The track is produced by one of South Africa's youngest and best amapiano DJs, Vigro Deep.

Listen to the "Ke Star" remix on Spotify.

Listen to the "Ke Star" remix on Apple Music.


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Watch Davido Perform 'Assurance' & 'Jowo' On Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Nigerian superstar performed for the late night American TV show.

Davido stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to give viewers a lively performance.

Backed by a full band, the Nigerian superstar kicked things off by playing A Good Time single "Assurance," which will reportedly be featured in the Coming 2 America soundtrack. After a quick interlude and set change—a king's throne appeared onstage—Davido and his band went into a medley of "Jowo," his A Better Time single.

Davido's been busy this year as he recently shared the music video for A Better Time's "The Best" alongside Mayorkun, was featured in the remix of Focalistic's "Ke Star," and collaborated with Teni on "For You."

Watch Davido's Jimmy Kimmel live performance of "Assurance" and "Jowo (Medley) below.

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