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Your New Favorite Rapper Nadia Rose Is Back With 'Big Woman'

Nadia Rose returns with an empowerment anthem that'll have your head nodding for days.

We already told you earlier this year: Nadia Rose is your new favorite rapper.

The UK rapper, who dropped her i mpressive debut album, Highly Flammable, back in January is now back with "Big Woman," a new single that once again showcases why she's got some of the hottest bars out right now.


Nadia Rose is on-point as ever in this new track, delivering a fierce rhymes about why she's the new "Big Woman" taking over the scene over a booming beat from DJ Bamz.

"Big Woman" is both an unapologetic banger and an empowerment anthem that'll have your head nodding for days.

It's accompanying music video stars Grace F Victory, "the internet's big sister," throwing down some impressive dance moves and curbing all the shade in the club.

Get into it below.

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A Candid Conversation With Olamide & Fireboy DML

We talk to the Nigerian stars about the hardest lessons they've learned, best advice they've ever been given and what Nigeria means to them.

Olamide and Fireboy DML have been working together for three years, but the first time they sit down to do an interview together is hours after they arrive in New York City on a promo tour.

It's Fireboy's first time in the Big Apple — and in the US — and the rain that's pouring outside his hotel doesn't hinder his gratitude. "It's such a relief to be here, it's long overdue," he tells OkayAfrica. "I was supposed to be here last year, but Covid stopped that. This is a time to reflect and refresh. It's a reset button for me."

Olamide looks on, smiling assuredly. Since signing Fireboy to his YBNL Nation label in 2018, he's watched the soulful young singer rise to become one of Nigeria's most talked-about artists — from his breakout single, "Jealous," to his debut album Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps, hit collabs with D.Smoke and Cuppy, and his sophomore release, Apollo, last year.

Even while he shares his own latest record, UY Scuti, with the world, Olamide nurtures Fireboy's career with as much care and attention as he does his own, oscillating between his two roles of artist and label exec seamlessly. His 2020 album Carpe Diem is the most streamed album ever by an African rap artist, according to Audiomack, hitting over 140 million streams. When Olamide signed a joint venture with US-based record label and distribution company, Empire, in February last year he did so through his label, bringing Fireboy and any other artist he decides to sign along for the ride, and establishing one of the most noteworthy deals on the continent.

Below, Olamide & Fireboy DML speak to OkayAfrica about their mutual admiration for each other, what makes them get up in the morning and how they switch off.

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