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Is Def Jam Africa Real and Is D'banj Its President?


Rumors have been milling around several Nigerian blogs about the creation of Def Jam Africa, an African counterpart to the hip-hop heavyweight label originated by Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons to be run under the mammoth Island Def Jam Music Group umbrella. Bare-boned Facebook pages, Twitter accounts and "official" blogs have been created along with word of D'banj taking the helm as president. His alleged first act: sign Davido. Is it true? Pics/tweets that all the Naija blogs have been posting of D'banj and Davido hanging in ATL this week below.

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The 5 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Fireboy DML, Juls, Adekunle Gold and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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