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Hbee Delivers a Modern Highlife Number With 'Special'

The singer from eastern Nigeria makes his 2021 debut with this vibrant highlife singles

Hbee, real name Jackson Ekene Mba, is an emerging Nigerian afropop and afro-fusion singer from Enugu, Nigeria. He made his official debut last year with his debut EP Wickedest Vibe, putting himself out there as a fresh new talent to watch.

Now he has made his 2021 debut with the music video for this contemporary highlife single titled "Special." In "Special" Hbee serenades the girl of his dreams, lavishing her with a candid account of how special she is to him.

The vibrant Trendz production gives life to Hbee's lyrics and melodies, coming together to create a modern take on the highlife goodness eastern Nigeria is known for. The video was directed by Ofishea.

"Special" is available on all digital stores for streaming and download.

Watch Hbee's music video below.

Hbee - Special (Official Video)


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