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Burna Boy Just Dropped a Surprise Joint EP With DJDS

The artist proves just how versatile he is on "Steel & Copper," a new joint EP with producer duo DJDS.

Burna Boy has teamed up with American producer duo DJDS to drop a new, surprise EP 'Steel & Copper."

"Steel & Copper," sees Burna Boy proving his unparalleled versatility once again as he raps and harmonizes throughout the 4-track EP, showing he can hold his weight outside of his usual "afrofusion" sound as well.

READ: Dangote Isn't Nigeria's Hero, But Don't Ask Burna Boy

DJDS, who have previously worked with Kanye West on his Life of Pablo album, offer stuttering, bass-heavy production on the EP. Particularly on tracks like "Thugging" and the grime-leaning "34." The duo released the album Big Wave More Fire last year, which featured artists like Vic Mensa, Khalid, The Dream and more.

Burna Boy, who's already having a massive 2019, dropped the Zlatan-assisted banger "Killin' Dem" earlier this year, and his latest single "Dangote" shortly after. The artists is also set to begin the US-based African Giant Tour this April, with includes a stop at the Coachella music festival.

Listen to 'Steel & Copper" below.

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Join Us at Lot 45 For a Night of Music With DJs YB, AQ, & EPM

Come to An OkayAfrica Party.

Join us for a special night of culture and sounds curated and hosted by OkayAfrica at Lot 45 in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

An OkayAfrica Party will feature the sounds of standout afrobeat selector DJ YB, NYC-based South African-Guinean DJ AQ and EPM.

See you there!

RSVP HERE FOR FREE ENTRY BEFORE 11PM

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An OkayAfrica Party

DJs: DJ YB, AQ, EPM

July 19 at Lot 45

10pm - 4am

Free before 11pm with RSVP

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Watch Stonebwoy's New Video For 'Tuff Seed'

"People have to realize that they have to be mentally strong and they have to know that they are seeds."

Stonebwoy comes through with the new single, "Tuff Seed."

The uplifting Streetbeatz-produced single sees the Ghanaian star singing about remaining tough and strong when facing life's issues. The accompanying music video for "Tuff Seed" was directed Adasa Cookey.

Stonebwoy recently stopped by Ebro Darden Apple Music Beats 1 radio show to talk about the new single. During that interview he also revealed that he has a new album coming in 2020.

"This story is an emotional one to me with everything that has been happening. I sat back and I got this inspiration," Stonebwoy mentioned in that interview. "People have to realize that they have to be mentally strong and they have to know that they are seeds. No matter what people do to them, or what they go through, they have to get down there, they have to be buried to grow into trees to grow fruit. This is a very inspirational song."

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Image courtesy of ROK Studios.

CANAL+ Group Has Acquired Top Nollywood Studio ROK To Boost Original Content Development

This a huge feat for the 4-year-old Nigerian start-up.

ROK, Africa's leading film studio and international TV network, has been acquired by top French film and television studio, CANAL+ Group, for an undisclosed amount to boost original content development.

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