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Mr Eazi Expresses His Gratitude On New Track 'Thank You (Freestyle)'

The artist is in a reflective mood on his latest offering, produced by Guilty Beatz.

Me Eazi links up with Guilty Beatz once again, for the expressive new track "Thank You (Freestyle)."

As you might have guessed from the title, the track sees the artist giving thanks for his health, his accomplishments and for the lives of his friends and family. "Ain't nobody here wey sabi my story! E be only baba God i go give the Glory," he sings on the 2-and-a-half minute freestyle.

The artist released the song with an accompanying "Vibes Video" which features striking black-and-white images of horses as the artist chills on a ranch, interspersed with footage of the artist commanding large crowds at various shows. The video is directed by Alexx Adjei.

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This is Mr Eazi and Guilty Beatz second recent collaboration, as the artists teamed up for the dance track "Freedom" just last week. In May, Mr Eazi dropped the 3-Part "Zanku Leg Riddim" along with star Nigerian producer Legendury Beatz. The project also features Nigerian artists Mr Real and Zlatan.

In April, Mr Eazi represented for the continent when he made his memorable debut at the Coachella Music Festival. He also recently launched his hybrid charity and investment program emPawa. OkayAfrica spoke with the artist about the endeavor, back in March. With the success he's seen this year alone, the artists has a lot to be thankful about.

Watch "Thank You (Freestyle)" down below.

Mr Eazi - Thank You (Freestyle) [Vibes Video] youtu.be

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The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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