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Listen to Reekado Banks' New Single 'Maria'

The Nigerian artist is back with another banger.

Nigerian artist Reekado Banks' comes with more heat following the release of his single "Yawa" featuring DJ Yung earlier this year.

The 25-year-old singer and songwriter shares his latest banger "Maria," produced by Young John.

On the three-and-a-half minute track, the artist sings about a girl, by the name of Maria—as you might have guessed—who he is smitten with in a smoldering mix of Pidgin and Yoruba. "Your loving sweet pass money, oh," he sings atop the tracks's blazing production.


Banks featured on several standout collaborations last year, including the popular "Sensima" with Skiibii as well as "Turn Up" along with Wizkid and DJ Tunez. He also released the Tiwa Savage-assisted "Like."

We hope to hear "Maria" on rotation in the upcoming months. Listen to the track below.

Reekado-Banks - Maria (Official Audio) youtu.be


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Justice is on the horizon as Burkina Faso's former president, Blaise Compaore, is indicted for the 1987 assassination of Thomas Sankara.

Burkina Faso's former president, Blaise Compaore, has reportedly been indicted by a military court in the country's capital for the 1987 assassination of political revolutionary, Thomas Sankara. Hailed as a national hero, Sankara was assassinated alongside 12 other government officials in a coup led by Compaore before he ascended to power. In 2014, Compaore was forced to resign from his 27-year-long rule and seek exile in the Ivory Coast after continued mass demonstrations. Thirteen other political figures, including former General Gilbert Diendere, have also been indicted with charges including "assassination" and "concealment of corpses".

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