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Listen to Adekunle Gold's Charming New Single, 'Before You Wake Up'

Another sweet tune for the lovers from the Nigerian crooner that will make your day.

Adekunle Gold has lifted our spirits by dropping his new single, "Before You Wake Up" today. The Nigerian crooner continues to flex his toasting skills, taking the straightforward, Sess-produced track to sweep his love off her feet.


"I know you need a holiday," he sings, opening the song. "Let's go away for 6 months—twice in a year."

We're sold. Who wouldn't want to get flewed out for a year-long vacation?!

"Before You Wake Up" falls in line with AG's fresh and bright pop sound where he's holds nothing back. He finds comfort in being vulnerable (and albeit, corny)—expressing how he has fallen in love, how big it is and what he'll do as a result. Which is none other than give her the world.

Listen in and watch the lyric video for "Before You Wake Up," animated by Anietie Brendan, below.

Adekunle Gold - Before You Wake UP [Official Lyric Video] youtu.be

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Somali Activist Ilwad Elman Wins Prestigious 2020 German Africa Prize

Somali activist Ilwad Elman is this year's winner of the German Africa Prize for her humanitarian work in rehabilitating child soldiers and sexual violence survivors.

Somali peace activist Ilwad Elman has reportedly won the coveted 2020 German Africa Prize for her continued humanitarian work in her homeland. According to DW, Elman received the award in person from German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas last night. Elman has received the award for her work with child soldiers and survivors of sexual violence in Somalia. The news comes as a welcomed reprieve for those in the African diaspora for whom Elman has been an advocate since the age of 17. The young peace and justice advocate took to Twitter to share the news.

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