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Listen to Jinmi Abduls' New Single 'Abena'

This summery-sounding Ghanaian-inspired record is all about celebrating the beauty of the Black woman.

The wait is finally over for many Jinmi Abduls fans. The Lagos singer has finally dropped his much anticipated single "Abena" and it's a definite banger.


After announcing that "Abena" would be dropping on May 24th, social media has been counting down the days in excited anticipation. One Twitter follower has described the track saying, "Just finished listening to "Abena" by Jinmi Abduls for the first time and it's a big vibe!"

The undeniably smooth track, which the Nigerian singer self-produced, comes after his sophomore project, Jinmi of Lagos, back in 2017 and is the first under his new contract with The Plug Management company. The singer featured on BankyOnDBeatz's "Omoluabi" last year along with the Manchester-based Nigerian indie artist, Tobi Sunmola.

The use of guitars by Bendrix creates a relaxed and almost nostalgic Afro-pop feel as Jinmi sings about how he's mesmerized by the love of his life—a glorious Black woman. Central to "Abena" is the celebration around the beauty of Black women in a way that just makes your body want to move to the subtle yet infectious rhythm.

Listen to "Abena" on Apple Music and Spotify.

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