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Watch JimmyWiz’s Music Video for ‘A Woman Scorned’

JimmyWiz shares visuals for 'A Woman Scorned.'

On "A Woman Scorned," JimmyWiz tells the story of gender-based violence he grew up witnessing. It's not just his story, but the story of South Africa, the continent and the world at large.

The rapper from the East Rand recalls his uncle abusing his aunt, rapping on the second verse:


"I seen my uncle beat his wife, and shit weighed heavy on my chest/ Man to man, that shit is foul and got me losin' all respect/ What type of shit is that, got me losing my composure?/ Man, I'm stronger than this nigga, but he's clutching on his holster/ I told him, 'uncle chill/ Now put that gun away before someone gets killed'/ Relationships are only for the ones that build/ I'm only glad poppa never laid his hands on mom/ And this a story for my brothers tryna raise their arms"

The song was written two years ago at the height of Karabo Mokoena's tragic death at the hands of her boyfriend. The story triggered the memory which the emcee shares on "A Woman Scorned," a piercing narrative that lives over a breezy instrumental straight from the golden era.

"This song is dedicated to all the women that have fallen victim to gender-based violence," says the emcee. "We need to do better as men in protecting and supporting our women."

"A Woman Scorned" is a song from Jimmy Wiz's recently-released debut album Accordin' to Jim. The project tells the life story of the talented rapper.

Watch the music video for "A Woman Scorned" and stream Accordin' to Jim underneath:

JimmyWiz Feat. Gugu Zwane - A Woman Scorned (Official Music Video) youtu.be



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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

Reekado Banks - Ozumba Mbadiwe (Lyric Video) www.youtube.com

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