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Listen to Jidenna's 2 New Fire Singles—'Zodi' and 'Sou Sou'

These tracks will surely heat up your weekend.

Jidenna has prescribed this Friday with another double dose of new music—"Zodi" and "Sou Sou"—from his upcoming album, 85 to Africa.

In "Zodi," Jidenna and Mr Eazi link up to sing about a woman who searches for signs of love in the stars when it's right in front of her. In good toasting fashion with the bass line from Busta Rhymes' "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See" in the underbelly, they croon about going above and beyond to get her love. The stars are in their eyes, abi?

"Sou Sou" is a cheeky and witty track where we hear many plays on the informal rotating savings club our communities in Africa and the diaspora still take part in today. Not to mention, Jidenna effortlessly shows off his ability to spit straight bars.

These tracks are surely what you need to heat up your weekend.

Get into "Zodi" and "Sou Sou" via Spotify, Apple Music and Youtube below. 85 to Africa drops August 23.







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Josh2funny Is the Nigerian Comedian Inspiring Global Trends

The internet sensation speaks to OkayAfrica about his journey, the several comedy personalities he's created over the years, creating the viral #DontLeaveMe challenge, and being properly credited for his work.

Nigeria's pool of social media comedians is ever increasing, and this is backed by the heavy consumption of online content by Nigerians and the quick rise to stardom of viral internet sensations. Although these internet sensations easily transition into stage comedians and online influencers, more often than not. they fade away as quickly as they rise to prominence. Variety is the only way to remain relevant. The audience has become ever so demanding of new creative ventures and they are fed by the immediacy the internet offers.

Josh Alfred, otherwise known as Josh2funny, has had an unusual path to internet comedy fame. He began his online comedy journey after failing in his stand-up comedy foray. Inspired by the vast consumption of social media comedy content, Josh2funny made his first skit in 2016—a short dry humour video which he comically slapped his friend into a state of perpetual confusion.

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