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Nadia Nakai Drops Quotable After Another In Her New Single ‘Imma Boss’

Listen to Nadia Nakai's new single 'Imma Boss.'

Nadia Nakai is currently one of the most confident rappers in South Africa. The Zimbabwe-born rapper is relentless on the mic, rapping with a conviction that is sure to intimidate her competitions in every song. Nadia is unapologetic about her success; after all, just a few years ago, she was an underdog undergoing scrutiny, and the verdict didn't always favor her.


After a few singles and guest appearances, Nadia is one of the country's top rappers—last year, for the first time in her career, she made the infamous SA Hottest MCs list by MTV Base.

In her latest single "Imma Boss," she rubs all that success in your face with her customary conviction. She spits quotable after another, equipping you with new captions for your Instagram posts. For instance, she raps in one of the verses:

"I don't need your advice/ I don't need your advance/ I did this shit without an album still made it to France/ Still made it to Spain taught these bitches to dance/ You bitches open your legs, I went and opened for Chance"

How about?

'The stadiums are sold out/ The merchandise is sold out/ I did it all in two weeks/ I did it with no roll out"

Or

"You bitches go to the mall and shop for new heels/ I tell my manager, no, go shop a new deal/ We did a million views, tell me how you feel"

"Imma Boss" is the third single from Nadia's highly anticipated and aptly titled debut album, Nadia Naked, dropping on the 28th of June. "Naaa Mean" and "Yass Bitch" were both released last year, and will also make the album. Nadia Naked will feature the likes of Khuli Chana, Ycee, Cassper Nyovest, Lady Zamar, and a few others.

Nadia last released a project in 2016, when she dropped her impressive EP Bragga. Nadia Naked should be full of just as much heaters.

Stream "Imma Boss" below and/or pre-order/pre-save Nadia Naked here and underneath.



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Burna Boy, Teni, AKA, Sho Madjozi, Mr Eazi & More Earn 2019 BET Award Nominations

This year's "Best International Act" categories are stacked with some of the biggest names in African pop.

The nominees for this year's BET Awards have been announced, and one again, some of the biggest names in African pop have been named in the " International Act" categories.

This year, Nigerian acts Burna Boy, Mr Eazi have been nominated in the "Best International Act" category. They've each had standout years, with both artists performing at the Coachella Music Festival this year.

They're nominated alongside South African star rapper AKA, who won a Kids' Choice Award earlier this year for "Favorite South African Star," and the French-Malian pop singer and one of OkayAfrica's 100 Women Aya Nakamura. French-Cameroonian and Togolese rapper Dosseh and UK rappers Dave, and Giggs round out the heavily-stacked category.

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This New Documentary Sheds Light On the History of a Beloved Nigerian Staple—Agege Bread

'Fresh Agege Bread' by Chika Okoli's FABA gives us a much-needed insight into the popularity of Nigeria's coveted Agege Bread.

This new documentary following Nigeria's own Agege Bread contributes to the need of preserving and documenting food culture on the continent.

In Fresh Agege Bread, directed and produced by filmmaker Chika Okoli of FABA (For Africans By Africans), we follow food researcher Ozoz Sokoh as she traces the history and popularity of Agege Bread featuring its pioneering bakers, community figureheads and locals. The documentary touches on the rise of the booming product as well as addresses some of the controversies around the health and safety measures applied in the production of this staple.

For Okoli, the inability to find such insights about this significant food in Nigerian culture is what inspired her to develop this documentary.

"Agege Bread is so popular in Lagos but shockingly, there is very little information about it online and the same can be said about other cultural elements that are significant to our way of life," she shares with us.

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amA picture taken on May 17, 2019 in Berlin shows a Stone Cross, a key 15th-century navigation landmark erected by Portuguese explorers, seen at the History Museum in Berlin. (Photo: TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Germany to Return Stolen 15th Century Stone Cross to Namibia

Germany's Culture Minister says the move is a "clear sign" that the country is committed to coming to terms with its colonial past.

In the latest development in the movement towards African art repatriation, the German government will return a 15th-century Portuguese stone cross that has been in its possession since the colonial era, back to its original home in Namibia.

The cross was a navigation landmark placed on the coastline of present-day Namibia in 1496, before it was taken in the late 17th century under German colonial rule, BBC Africa reports.

The Namibian government put out a request for its return back in 2017, and the request was formally approved today by the Berlin Museum. The cross is set to be returned in August, according to a statement from the museum.

READ: Taking Back Our History: Understanding African Art Repatriation

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