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Cameroonian Rapper Jovi Shares 'Big Vulture' Visuals + Free 'Kankwe Vol. 2' EP

Yaoundé rapper/producer Jovi shares the black-and-white video for "Big Vulture" plus the free 5-track 'Kankwe Vol. 2' EP.


Yaoundé rapper/producer Jovi comes through with a dual hitter for the weekend. First up, the Cameroonian MC is sharing the black-and-white visuals for "Big Vulture," his Igbo sermon-sampling single alongside New Bell Music label co-founder and singer RCHL. The Ndukong-directed music video features sleek, superimposed shots of Jovi performing his joint backed by a fired up dancer. Jovi's also dropped the free Kankwe Vol. 2 EP (a follow-up to Vol. 1), its a dark 5-track collection of booming hip-hop tunes that include "Big Vulture," "CASH" and "Et P8 Koi," a song that tackles cultural stereotypes in Cameroon. Watch the visuals for "Big Vulture," plus stream and download Kankwe Vol. 2 below. Jovi's sophomore full-length Mboko God is due later this year.

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Whoisakin Channels His Love For Anime In the New Video For ‘Magic’

The single, featuring Olayinka Ehi, comes off his latest EP Full Moon Weekends.

Nigerian singer-songwriter Whoisakin is sharing a new music video to accompany his hit summer release, "Magic".

His roots certainly show true as his Lagos inspired trap soul/R&B sounds fill us up with feelings of summer and a love made from dreams.

High off of a recent feature in Rolling Stone, Whoisakin's latest music video comes off of his debut EP Full Moon Weekends, his first release as a part of Mr Eazi's #emPawa30 project.

With all of the successes and accomplishments that have come along with it, the original story behind the song isn't as sweet, "Magic was actually inspired by a summer 2019 fling I had with some girl", the 22-year-old singer says, "Even though I thought the relationship had potential at the early stages, she never felt the same way and it was just 'vibes' for her. I mean the moments were beautiful but they never lasted. I made the record a few weeks after we were over. She got upset at me and that was it."

He went on to speak about his first release into the music industry as, "a full story about me and my relationships in 2019, basically. I was doing an internship with some construction company at the time so I had a whole lot of time to live life (especially the nightlife), experience new things. So, I felt like an animated series for the whole tape would be the best way to share the story better. Plus, I'm a big anime fan."


Check out Whoisakin's music video for "Magic" here.


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