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Mr Eazi at Coachella (Youtube).

Watch Mr Eazi Shout Out "the Whole of Africa" at Coachella

During his performance of "Let Me Live."

Two of our favorites artists, Mr Eazi and Burna Boy, made their debut at Coachella 2019 over the weekend.

If you didn't catch them on the live stream, we've got a treat for you from Eazi's decked-out Lagos to London live set at the festival.

Right before his performance of "Let Me Live," his collaboration with Major Lazer, Rudimental and Anne-Marie, Mr Eazi shouted out all of Africa.

From the stage he introduced the song by saying, "My name is Mr Eazi from Nigeria. Representing Ghana, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, in fact, the whole of Africa, you know."


Read: Why Burna Boy & Mr Eazi Are The Right Artists to Bring Afrobeats to the World

Speaking on Mr Eazi's rise our contributor Joey Akan recently wrote, "In the last two years, Mr Eazi has gone from selling phones in a Lagos market to moving his life and business to London leading many to call him the smartest musician on the continent. His 2017 deal with Apple Music to push his first mixtape... ensured that he was given prime placements on the music giant, with his art seeded into heavy streaming playlists. He also was a beneficiary of... a partnership with Diplo and Major Lazer. By the time he released his sophomore project, Life Is Eazi Vol. 2: Lagos to London, he already had ground in the UK."

Read: The Music Business of Mr Eazi

Watch Mr Eazi performing "Let Me Live" (incorrectly titled "Leave Me Alone") in the video below.

We're still waiting on good quality video from Burna Boy's performance which we'll share as soon as it drops.

Mr. Eazi - Leave Me Alone - Live at Coachella 2019 Saturday April 13, 2019 youtu.be


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Photo: James Kwan.

Watch Lady Moon & The Eclipse's New Video For 'Global Warning'

Just in time for Earth Day.

Brooklyn-based outfit Lady Moon & The Eclipse, who we've previously covered for their blend of R&B; and afrobeat, are back with the new single, "Global Warning."

The song and music video, which we're premiering today for Earth Day, is a head-nodder anchored by a heavy funk bass line and led by vocalist Lady Moon's (Ngonda Badila) lyrics about our drastically changing environment.

The new video for "Global Warning," directed by James Kwan, is a shape-shifting affair that cycles through colorful animated drawings and collage-like scenes of Lady Moon dancing in front of different habitats.

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Ugandan Lawmaker and Activist Bobi Wine Has Been Arrested by Authorities—Again

The outspoken artist, activist and legislator was detained Monday after police shut down a recent concert of his.

Ugandan police have arrested artist, activist and legislator Bobi Wine, AFP reports.

He was detained Monday after police shut down a recent concert, where they fired tear gas at his supporters and fans, according to his wife Barbie Itungo Kyagulanyi. "He has been arrested in Busabala, where he was to address the media on the cancellation of his concert by the police," she says to AFP.

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Listen to Larry Gaaga and Wizkid's New Single 'Low'

Plus, watch the track's new music video.

Larry Gaaga recruits Nigerian superstar Wizkid for his latest single, "Low."

The new song, which is produced by BlaqJerzee, pairs a sparse beat with smooth synth keys and Wizkid's delivery about keeping things "on the low."

It comes paired with a brand new music video, directed by Mr. Moe Musa, that shows Wizkid and Larry Gaaga in a pristine white room as they perform the song along with some company.

Larry Gaaga, the Nigerian music executive-turned-artist, has been churning out some hits and big time collaborations lately like the 2Baba-featuring "Iworiwo" and "Baba Nla," alongside Burna Boy, D'banj and 2Baba.

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