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Listen to Burna Boy's First Official Single of the Year 'Dangote'

The artist is all about his paper on the smooth, Kel P-produced track.

Burna Boy had a monumental 2018, and the artist is bringing the same energy into 2019.

After releasing the Zlatan-ssisted "Killin' Dem" earlier this year and featuring on the dancehall-inspire "Play Am" with Oritse Femi and Konshens, he artist returns with his first official single of 2019, the smooth, jazz-infused "Dangote."

The single sees the artist singing in Yoruba, English and Pidgin about his pursuit of wealth and success, much like the popular Nigerian billionaire that the song is named after.


The song is produced by Kel P, who's worked with Burna on last year's "Gbona," and features standout saxophone riffs, reminiscent of Fela Kuti's signature sound.

Burna will begin his African Giant Tour this April in Boston. The artist will also be representing Nigeria at the 2019 Coachella Music Festival along with Mr Eazi.

Listen to his latest down below.

Burna Boy - Dangote (Official Audio) youtu.be

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Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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