Listen to Kwesta’s Latest Heater ‘Vur Vai’

Kwesta has a new firestarter.

It looks like Kwesta got the summer covered once again. His brand new single "Vur Vai" is the perfect song to get turnt to. Well, just like many previous hits of his like "Nomayini," "Ngud'," and "Spirit" among others.


"Vur Vai" has a huge kwaito influence; the mid tempo rhythm, those airy pads and of course the bass. The song, which is produced by Makwa, is another shebeen anthem. Kwesta tells the story of an nonsensical drinker—you know the type that doesn't want to leave at the end of the night. He raps, "Ngicela uthele out yami/ Ngicel' ucele kungavalwa/ Ngicel' ung'yele la e-bar/ Ubatshele ukuthi ngicela nje uk'delela ngivaye."



And, in true Kwesta fashion, he's no about that fugazi upmarket bullshit, as he says on the hook, "I-V.I.P yani? S'jayva nabantu." Big Star Johnson put it so well when he said "Kwesta is the realest nigga in the game. Kwesta ain't change by the money."

For the past two years, Kwesta has had the biggest hip-hop song of the year with "Ngud'" in 2016 and "Spirit" in 2017. He is highly likely to do it again this year with "Vur Vai." Don't say we didn't tell you.

Listen to "Vur Vai" below:



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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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