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Hear Juls' New EP 'Ojekoo'

The British-Ghanian producer is back with a "Ojekoo," a new EP featuring Burna Boy, Adekunle Gold and more.

British-Ghanian musical mastermind, Juls, returns with a brand new EP for our listening pleasure.

The crafty producer dropped 'OJEKOO' earlier today which boasts features from Adekunle Gold, Nonso Amadi, Burna Boy—on the memorable "Gwarn"—and many more.

The is Juls' latest offering, since releasing his debut album, Leap of Faith back in June, an album that put him at the forefront of alternative afrobeats.

Stream his new EP below, via Apple Music and Spotify, and revisit the animated music video for "Gwarn" underneath.

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Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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