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Nakhane Reveals ‘We Dance Again’ Was About Sexual Healing

The artist says his collaboration with Black Coffee was "about another lover bringing another lover out of depression by fucking."

South African musician and author Nakhane recently revealed insightful details about "We Dance Again," the Black Coffee hit in which the artist was featured on in 2015.

"We Dance Again" was a massive hit in South Africa, it even started the viral #DanceAgainChallenge, which saw fans and fellow artists share videos of themselves dancing to the song on social media.

Little did many fans realize that they were indeed dancing to a sexually charged song—it seems many of us assumed the song was just about dancing.


According to Nakhane, though, that's not the case. "It's a song about another lover bringing another lover out of depression by fucking," the artist told Peak Time's Vivian Host during a Red Bull Radio interview.

The artist tells the story of how the song came about. "I was in Black Coffee's studio, and we were writing the song, and I was shy," said Nakhane. "I had never co-written before. I would go outside and be like, 'Just loop the beat, and do something on your laptop whatever. I'll come back just now.' And I would go outside and be like [hums], write the lyrics, and I'd go, 'I'm ready.' And then come back inside and just sing it. But I never told him what the words were about."

It was only until the label had asked him to submit the song's lyrics that true meaning was revealed. "And then he read and said, 'This song is filthy.' And I was like, 'Well, yeah, I know, right. And radio stations were playing it. So, I was really happy to sort of sneak some queer sexuality into South African national radio."

So, the next time you listen to "Dance Again," maybe you'll think twice about singing along to, "Baby, baby, come again," in front of your mother.

Nakhane is slick with the pen, and there are more hidden stories and sentiments in his music that you have to be an attentive listener to pick up.

Revisit "Dance Again" below, and don't forget to check out his latest single "New Brighton" here. It will be part of the deluxe version of his 2018 album You Will Not Die.

BLACK COFFEE - We Dance Again (feat. Nakhane Toure) www.youtube.com

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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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