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Listen to Black Coffee's Latest Single '10 Missed Calls'.

Listen to Black Coffee's Latest Single '10 Missed Calls'

DJ Black Coffee recruits Pharrell Williams and Jozzy on the mellow number titled '10 Missed Calls'. The single drops ahead of his upcoming album, 'Subconsciously'.

South African DJ and producer Black Coffee has recently dropped a new track titled "10 Missed Calls". The laid-back but admittedly catchy number features American artist and producer, Pharrell Williams, and American songstress, Jozzy. The new song is part of Black Coffee's upcoming album Subconsciously which is set to be released at the beginning of next year on February 5th.

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"10 Missed Calls" is a smooth number with a solid hook from Jozzy and Pharrell Williams. The varied instrumentals and soundscape are signature to Black Coffee's ability to seamlessly take the listener on a journey and a reflective one at that. Ever received a string of missed calls but none of them were actually from that one individual from whom you wanted to hear most? This song perfectly exemplifies that scenario and the intricacies of love without all the melancholy one would ordinarily expect.

Speaking about the new song, Black Coffee says that, "To have both Pharrell Williams and Jozzy on a record with me and a part of my album project is an honour." He goes on to add, "They are two true talents that I hold so much respect and admiration for. Nothing but good energy all around!"

Black Coffee's recent collaboration follows several others including his 2019 track "LaLaLa" featuring Usher; "Ready For You" fearing Celeste, "SBCNCSLY" featuring Sabrina Claudio as well as "Drive" featuring David Guetta and Delilah Montagu.

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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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