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Listen to Harrysong and Davido's Playful New Single 'Bumbumbum'

Harrysong and Davido team up in this upbeat and carefree new track—the perfect way to enter the weekend.

Harrysong recruits Davido in this energetic, carefree and cheeky new track titled "Bumbumbum".

The track is Harrysong's first official song of the year and is definitely a banger—take it from us.


Produced by Twinbeatz, "Bumbumbum" is a playful track with an undeniably infectious beat.

A clever use of onomatopoeia, the song just celebrates dance as a whole while making use of instrumentals which will have you wanting to "loosen up" and dance as Davido implores in his bridging verse. Before you know it, you'll find yourself singing along to the words, "When the beat drops I'm like bumbumbum / give me the bumbumbum".

The duo's collaboration perfectly aligns with the energy of the track with Harrysong taking the lead and Davido seamlessly adding his signature sound and style.

Harrysong has been masterfully recruiting a number of music heavyweights and producing some epic collaborations in the past few years. He's dropped a number of hits including "Reggae Blues" featuring Olamide, Kcee, Iyanya and Orezi, "RnB" with Bebe Cool, "Chacha" (remix) with Zlatan and several other notable anthems.

The artist is also not rushing to find the proverbial "greener pastures" abroad. Speaking in an interview with This Day, Harrysong explained his stance saying, "Music has taken me round the world, from one show or the other." He added that, "I am not looking for greener pastures, I am very comfortable where I am and besides from where we are, we are inspiring the world and people come from every part of the world to book us for shows and events."

Listen to "Bumbumbum" below. You can also listen to the track on Apple Music.

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