AKA, The Big Hash and Emtee Join Nasty C, Gemini Major and Tellaman for ‘Right Now Reloaded’

Gemini Major recruits AKA, The Big Hash and Emtee for 'Right Now Reloaded.'

A remix for Gemini Major's Nasty C and Tellaman-featuring hit "Right Now" released in 2019 has been underway for several months. This morning, the artist finally shared the remix, titled "Right Now Reloaded." The remix boasts three more stars AKA, Emtee and newcomer The Big Hash who each share outstanding verse.


As is becoming usual, AKA's verse comes with a jab at another artist. Towards the end of his verse, Mega raps, "I need my pussy Maimane/ Do you remember iFani?" You may or may not know this, but AKA and iFani once clashed in what was one of the most hilarious South African rap beefs.

AKA called out iFani when his album I Believes in Me: 2nd Quadrant went gold in a day because a brand had bought the copies, which went on to become part of a giveaway package.

AKA hasn't stopped poking fun at the Eastern Cape rapper who hasn't had the greatest of years ever since. Last year at the height of the shady 50 greatest MCs of all time lists, AKA asked why iFani was never appearing on anyone's list. Which was all tongue-in-cheek of course.

Controversy aside, all verses on "Right Now Reloaded," including those of Nasty C, Tellaman and Gemini Major, stand out. South African hip-hop may have had a slow year in 2019, but it looks like 2020 will be different.

Stream "Right Now Reloaded" below:



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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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