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You Need to Watch These New Videos From Nigerian Rapper Nezi Momodu

Check out the new music videos from her mixtape, The Endless Hour.

Nezi Momodu is a Texas-based Nigerian rapper notorious for her freestyles, but her new mixtape, The Endless Hour, showcases both her rapping and her singing skills.

Momodu just dropped two videos— "Broken" and "The Endless Hour (Outro)"—that feature songs from that new mixtape which was released in June.


Sharing the experiences that have shaped the new project she told OkayAfrica:

"The entire mixtape is an ode to '90s and early 2000s. Making the videos, especially 'Broken,' I wanted something very simple. I'm Nigerian of course, and I also am Muslim, and I wanted something that paid homage to my culture yet [my] still feeling 'empty.' The song is about how life and time almost stands still like a broken clock. I wanted the video to have all that space and void of something that could be whole, but wasn't. I took the time to hand sew each outfit I wore and really make sure it looked exactly how I envisioned. In short, it became a video with these beautiful pieces and still shots that are somewhat fragmented and alone."

"'The Endless Hour (Outro)' has the most rapping in the whole tape, and is the longest song. The video is a cumulation of all the other videos as well as a map of how I've come lyrically. Before I started on the mixtape, I worked on a mural for a couple months which really helped clear my mind. I wanted that to be in there along with the community it represents. It's a restaurant called Catfish Smith on South Lamar in Dallas. Overall it has a sense of summary and I honestly love the nostalgia it gives me, and I wanted to share that with everyone."

The Endless Hour mixtape is available on all streaming services. Listen to it on Soundcloud below and grab it on iTunes.

Check out the videos below, which were both shot by Renée Thompson of AENL.



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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

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