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Listen to Jidenna's Upbeat New Single 'Feng Shui'

From the Insecure Season 4 soundtrack.

Jidenna is back with a brand new loosey in the shape of "Feng Shui," a track that will feature in the upcoming episode of Issa Rae's Insecure show on HBO.

"Feng Shui" is an upbeat production built on, what sounds like, a sped-up highlife guitar sample and 808s-meet-afro-fusion beat work. It's definitely an uplifting one.

"Swanky new tune alert via Insecure!," Jidenna wrote on Instagram. "That Feng Sui. Big ups to Issa Rae and The Raedio for showing love to the record. Listen for me on this week's episode."


Jidenna released his latest album, 85 to Africa, last year, which features singles "Tribe," "Sufi Woman" "Sou Sou," and "Zodi" alongside Mr Eazi. The 11-track album included features from Seun Kuti, Goldlink, St. Beauty and Mereba.

OkayAfrica and Jidenna partnered up to create and drop the official merch for 85 to Africa and its world tour. Selections from that Jidenna collection are on sale right now.

Get into Jidenna's latest single "Feng Shui" below.



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Kayode Kasum, like most filmmakers, has been stagnated by the coronavirus pandemic. The director behind the blockbuster Sugar Rush and the critically acclaimed Oga Bolaji was working on the post-production of his upcoming movies, The Fate of Alakada: Party Planner and Kambili—a collaboration between FilmOne Entertainment and Chinese Huahua Media— when the Nigerian government announced the lockdown order.

While post-production on Alakada has concluded, the stay-at-home orders have delayed work on Kambili. "Since the team cannot meet at a single point, we are moving hard drives left and right," he says to me over the phone from his home in Lagos. "It is a challenge, but the beautiful thing about a challenge is, when you make it work, it is fulfilling."

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Kasum has turned to books and films for an escape from the unpleasant realities of the pandemic. "I have been reading Elnathan's books: Born on a Tuesday and Becoming Nigeria," he tells me. "I have also been reading film directing books, Directing Actors by Judith Weston." However, Kasum longs for the movies. "I miss going to the cinemas; I miss that experience," he says. "There are times during this pandemic that I'm like 'na wa o, I wish I can go to the cinema.'"

Below are five films he recommends you watch during this pandemic.

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