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Audio: Music of Africa meets GOOD Music ft. D'banj 'The Morning'

On one of the biggest releases of the quarter, D'banji "The Morning" kicks off Cruel Summer. To give a taste of the music of Africa, D'banj represents.


Here we have the Naija feature on one of the biggest (the biggest?) releases of the quarter Cruel Summer. To give a taste of the music of Africa, D'banj kicks off "The Morning" and holds down the subsequent choruses with his signature Koko Master croons, he's joined on the track by near-half the GOOD Music roster and friends with featured verses from Raekwon, Pusha T, Common, 2 Chainz, Cyhi the Prynce and Kid Cudi. The flute-synth bounce of the beat was produced by Illmind and Kanye West. Stream D'Banji "The Morning" below.

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