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Buju Recruits Burna Boy on New Remix of Hit Single 'Lenu'

Check out the music video for the highly-anticipated remix to Buju's 2019 single.

Buju recently dropped the remix of his hit single "Lenu" which was released back in 2019. The upcoming African-fusion artist recruits Burna Boy to deliver the an alternative version to the song that has been awaited by his fans.

The two afro-fusion artists make for a breezy collaboration, building on the multilayered sound of the original track. Burna adds to the song by delivering a high-energy final verse.

The playful music video features the two artists as they ride out together in a luxury whip, and give animated performances in a tunnel-like setting. The camaraderie between the two artists is infectious and fun to watch.

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It appears that Buju is one of the newest members of Burna's Spaceship Collective. He spoke about identifying as an afro-fusion artist and how Burna Boy has inspired his music in a recent interview with OkayAfricaOkayAfrica. "Burna Boy's sound is not regular, he gives me afrobeat, reggae, hardcore, soft & smooth, all on different vibes," said Buju. "He has a dynamic with it 'cause he knows how to blend so much. He's the most diverse artist I've ever worked with or listened to, and his lifestyle... he's a real rockstar."

Check out the music video for "Lenu (Remix) below.

Buju ft. Burna Boy - Lenu Remix (Official Video) www.youtube.com

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#EndSARS: Security Forces Open Deadly Fire on Protesting Nigerians

Nigerian security forces have reportedly opened fire on protesters at Lekki Toll Gate amid continued demonstrations against police brutality. This comes after the Nigerian government recently enforced an abrupt curfew in Lagos.

It has been reported that security forces in Nigeria have opened fire on protestors at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos. Several reports from various media outlets have confirmed this incident after numerous images and videos emerged on social media. The footage reveals protesters running away from security forces as they fire live rounds into the crowds while others have been shown to be injured. No fatalities have as yet been officially confirmed by mainstream media. Protesters have continued mass demonstrations against the infamous Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) which has been now been "rebranded" by the Nigerian government to a new unit termed the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).

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When Nigerian youth shout the line "Why everybody come dey para, para, para, para for me" at protests, it is an act of collective rebellion and rage, giving flight to our anger against the police officers that profile young people, the bureaucracy that enables them, and a government that appears lethargic.