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Tiwa Savage Links With Kranium for 'Gal Policy' Remix

We love a Naija x Jamaica collaboration.

Tiwa Savage links with Jamaican dancehall heavyweight Kranium for "Gal Policy (Remix)."

Kranium originally released back in March. Savage adds more infectious energy to the bubbly track with a boisterous verse. She shows versatility with rap-sung lines. "It's a blessing to jump on this remix with one of my favs," Savage wrote on Twitter upon the song's release.


Savage recently linked with Ghanaian singer Efya on the track "The One." She recently graced the cover of Billboard's Africa Now issue along with fellow Naija music stars Davido and Mr Eazi.

Dancehall mainstay Kranium continues to collaborate with afrobeats artist, he released the standout track "Can't Believe" featuring Wizkid and Ty Dolla $ign back in 2017. OkayAfrica spoke with the artist back in 2018 about how dancehall and Caribbean music have "everlasting power."

We're always here for a cross-diaspora collaboration, and this doesn't disappoint. Listen to the 'Gal Policy (Remix)" above.

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Interview: Oumou Sangaré Proves Why She's the Songbird of Wassoulou

We caught up with the Malian singer to talk about her new Acoustic album, longevity as an artist, and growing up in Mali.

When Oumou Sangaré tells me freedom is at her core, I am not surprised. If you listen to her discography, you'll be hard-pressed to find a song that doesn't center or in some way touch on women's rights or child abuse. The Grammy award-winning Malian singer has spent a significant part of her career using her voice to fight for the rights of women across Africa and the world, a testimony to this is her naming her debut studio album Moussolou, meaning Woman. The album, a pure masterpiece that solidified Oumou's place amongst the greats and earned her the name 'Songbird of Wassoulou,' was a commercial success selling over 250,000 records in Africa and would in turn go on to inspire other singers across the world.

On her latest body of work Acoustic, a reworking of her critically acclaimed 2017 album Mogoya, Oumou Sangaré proves how and why she earned her accolades. The entirety of the 11-track album was recorded within two days in the Midi Live studio in Villetaneuse in 'live' conditions—with no amplification, no retakes or overdubs, no headphones. Throughout the album, using her powerful and raw voice that has come to define feminism in Africa and shaped opinions across the continent, Oumou boldly addresses themes like loss, polygamy and female circumcision.

We caught up with the Malian singer at the studio she is staying while in quarantine to talk about her new album, longevity as an artist, and growing up in Mali.

This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.

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