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Listen to Burna Boy's New Single 'Pull Up'

Burna Boy comes through with more heat ahead of the release of "African Giant."

As promised, Burna Boy has dropped a new single ahead of the release of his forthcoming album African Giant.

On "Pull Up," which premiered earlier today on Beats1, according to Hot New Hip Hop, the artist sings about a girl he can't stop thinking about over mid tempo production. "What's up? You alright? Pull up, I'm outside," he sings melodically atop scattered strings and percussion.

The song's chill vibe is a clear contrast from his previous single, the fiery "Anybody," but it's equally enjoyable, proving once again, that the artist is one of the most versatile on the scene.


Burna Boy recently appeared on Beyoncé's The Lion King: The Gift album, as the only artist besides Bey herself with a solo track. If you haven't given "Ja ara e" a listen yet, you should probably change that.

If "Pull Up" is any indication on what we can expect from the album—let's just say we're pretty excited. Listen to the track below. African Giant drops July 26.

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Six Things History Will Remember Kenneth Kaunda For

News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing, at age 97, has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

Following Nelson Mandela's passing in December 2013, Kenneth Kaunda became Africa's last standing hero. Now with his passing on Thursday, June 17 — after being admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka earlier in the week — this signals the end of Africa's liberation history chapter.

It is tempting to make saints out of the departed. The former Zambian struggle hero did many great things. He was, after all, one of the giants of the continent's struggle against colonialism. Ultimately however, he was a human being. And as with all humans, he lived a complicated and colourful life.

Here are six facts you might not have known about him.

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