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Joeboy Comes Through With a 'Celebration'

The perfect soundtrack and way to end one hell of a year.

Buzzing Nigerian artist Joeboy has given fans an early Christmas gift. The star released his new single "Celebration" today and we're living for it.

The first artist to sign onto Mr Eazi's #emPawa100 project, Joeboy is very quickly making himself a household favourite, and his records truly speak for themselves. The 23-year-old has become one of afropop's brightest new stars in just over a year, with his chart topping habits and musical skills that keep people moving, lyrics that conjure up feelings of the innocence of young love and the bitter sting of youthful heartbreak, his lane is clear and unwavering.

The Type A-produced "Celebration" follows Joeboy's recent releases, "Lonely" and "Call," as well as last year's debut EP, Love and Light. "In a year that has been more torrid than fulfilling for many of us, we still need to give thanks and appreciate the littlest of things and that's what 'Celebration' is about," Joeboy says. "'Celebration' is a song of happiness, recorded at my recording camp in Ghana. It's not a love song but a feel good song that signifies that we shall be alright regardless of the challenges."

A string of notable collabs include Major Lazer's "Sun Comes Up" and his work on "Nobody" with Mr Eazi and DJ Neptune. "Nobody" stands on it's own, however, with it being one of Apple Music's most widely heard afropop singles charting in eight countries, and the 7 million dance videos it inspired on Triller.

Listen to "Celebration" by Joeboy here.

Joeboy - Celebration (Lyric Visualizer)

Photo credits: Deeds Art

Tems Is Just Doing Her Thang In New Music Video 'Crazy Tings'

The Nigerian songstress is hell bent on taking over your summer playlist and it's getting harder to resist.

It has been a fantastic year for Tems. The Nigerian singer, producer, and songwriter achieved a platinum record for eternal banger Essence, her collaboration with fellow Nigerian superstar Wizkid, an MTV EMA nomination for Best African Artist, a billion worldwide video views, and over 350 million audio streams. Not to mention featuring on Canadian rapper Drake's blowout album Certified Lover Boy, the singer has also sold out every show she's booked.

The release of Tems's sophomore EP If Orange Was a Place solidified her place amongst the greats and it was received with gusto by fans and international audiences. A month after the release the Afrobeats singer has graced fans with a sultry music video to go along with equally as tantalizing lead single Crazy Tings. Conceptualized by the multitalented Tems, and directed by UAX, the music video follows a sensual Tems as she sings about needing space from a lying partner.

International audiences continue to rave over the songstress, with Tems delivering an impressive US TV debut on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! this month. Essence continues to top international charts. While becoming the official song of the summer, the track peaked on the Billboard 100 Top 10, becoming the most Shazamed song in the United States and was remixed by Canadian musical heavyweight Justin Bieber, becoming the first song written by Nigerian artists to hit No.1 on Urban Radio.

Tems has been producing consistent hits since her debut in September 2020, and a year later, the singer's immense talent is securing her reputation as a world-class superstar.

Check out Tem's music video for single 'Crazy Tings' below

Tems - Crazy Tings (Official Video)

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