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Watch the Music Video for Major League DJz and Focalistic’s Amapiano Banger ‘Ndikuze’ Featuring Moonchild Sanelly, Kabza De Small and The Lowkeys

Major League DJz and Focalistic share visuals for 'Ndikuze.'

Focalistic and Moonchild Sanelly share an amapiano instrumental on "Ndikuze," a single by the Pretoria-based rapper and Major League DJz. The song also features contributions from amapiano stalwarts Kabza De Small and The Lowkeys.


Moonchild Sanelly's lyrics are littered with sexual innuendos and in the video, she shows off her booty, an action she has been trying to normalize since last year, even attempting to make it a viral challenge.

The influence of kwaito on Focalistic is evident in his verse, as he repeats many of his lines and delivers them with plenty of spaces in between. Focalistic is deliberate in his representation of the hood in his music, hence the kwaito and amapiano ingredients in his sound.

The slogan "Ase trap tse ke pina tsa ko kasi" which he repeats in almost every song of his and those he appears in point to that, too. In 2019, Focalistic and Major League DJz released an EP of the same name and one that was dominantly amapiano.

Watch the music video for "Ndikuze" below and stream the song underneath.

MAJOR LEAGUE & FOCALISTIC NDIKUZE FT. MOONCHILD, KABZA DE SMALL & THE LOWKEYS (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO) youtu.be


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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

Reekado Banks - Ozumba Mbadiwe (Lyric Video) www.youtube.com

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