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Lady Donli Drops the 'Cash (Remix)' Featuring Davido

The Nigerian artists link up for a remix of Lady Donli's infectious anthem.

Lady Donli shares the remix of her infectious song "Cash" featuring none other than Nigerian megastar Davido.

The remix stays true to the song's original form, with it's breezy jazz-like production and Donli's airy vocals still in place. Davido opens the remix with an energetic verse about his flashy lifestyle and shared love of cash. He also sprinkles the song with several animated ad-libs throughout.

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Since the top of the year, Lady Donli has released standout singles, including the track "Suffer Suffer." She dropped the music video for "Cash" in April, and released her well-received debut album Enjoy Your Life in August—one of the standout Nigerian albums of 2019. Her song 'Corner' feat. VanJess & The Cavemen made it onto OkayAfrica's list of the 20 best Nigerian songs of 2019.

Davido dropped his sophomore album A Good Time last month, and recently shared the music video for the track "Sweet In the Middle."

OkayAfrica spoke with both artists earlier this month, and asked them to share their memories of the last decade in Nigerian music. "Now with the streaming era it's becoming even more visible, the possibilities are endless," said Lady Donli. "However, I still think there's a whole lot of work to be done, but right now, [I think] this is a good starting point."

Take a look back at the past decade in Aforbeats, and listen to "Cash (Remix)" below.

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A Candid Conversation With Olamide & Fireboy DML

We talk to the Nigerian stars about the hardest lessons they've learned, best advice they've ever been given and what Nigeria means to them.

Olamide and Fireboy DML have been working together for three years, but the first time they sit down to do an interview together is hours after they arrive in New York City on a promo tour.

It's Fireboy's first time in the Big Apple — and in the US — and the rain that's pouring outside his hotel doesn't hinder his gratitude. "It's such a relief to be here, it's long overdue," he tells OkayAfrica. "I was supposed to be here last year, but Covid stopped that. This is a time to reflect and refresh. It's a reset button for me."

Olamide looks on, smiling assuredly. Since signing Fireboy to his YBNL Nation label in 2018, he's watched the soulful young singer rise to become one of Nigeria's most talked-about artists — from his breakout single, "Jealous," to his debut album Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps, hit collabs with D.Smoke and Cuppy, and his sophomore release, Apollo, last year.

Even while he shares his own latest record, UY Scuti, with the world, Olamide nurtures Fireboy's career with as much care and attention as he does his own, oscillating between his two roles of artist and label exec seamlessly. His 2020 album Carpe Diem is the most streamed album ever by an African rap artist, according to Audiomack, hitting over 140 million streams. When Olamide signed a joint venture with US-based record label and distribution company, Empire, in February last year he did so through his label, bringing Fireboy and any other artist he decides to sign along for the ride, and establishing one of the most noteworthy deals on the continent.

Below, Olamide & Fireboy DML speak to OkayAfrica about their mutual admiration for each other, what makes them get up in the morning and how they switch off.

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