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Jidenna's New Album Is Coming Sooner Than You Think

Jidenna announces his album's release date and shares new single "The Let Out," featuring Quavo of rap group Migos.

After a hit single, countless other jams and appearances in some of our favorite TV shows. Nigerian singer and rapper, Jidenna, has finally announced that his long-awaited debut album The Chief will be dropping on February 17.


Along with the news of the album's release, he shared his latest single "The Let Out" featuring Migos MC, Quavo.

Following the carefree afrobeats feel of last year's "Little Bit More," the Nigerian rapper/singer switches things up and delivers a booming track that sees him flexing his MC skills atop Migos-esque trap production. It knocks.

Listen to the song below, and revisit that one time that Quavo and the rest of Migos performed their hit single "Bad and Boujee" in Nigeria and tore shit up.

N I G E R I A N W A Y C U L T U R E BAD & BOUJEE

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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