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Nigeria's New World Cup Kit Is Here and We're Obsessed

We want one of each, please.

Nigeria's first match against Croatia in the 2018 World Cup isn't until June 16, but their new kits already has us excited to root for the African countries vying to dominate the most anticipated football tournament this summer.


Nike unveiled the Super Eagles' kit Wednesday, and the designs are meant to be a nod to the country's past glory days. The badge was recolored to honor the 1996 Dream Team and the striped design is an ode to Nigeria's 1994 jersey—the first year they participated in the World Cup, High Snobiety says.

The hype around the kits are real, to say the least.

Nike also partnered with NATIVE Magazine in a stunning editorial highlighting the connection the Nigerian diaspora has to its homeland, featuring Grace Ladoja as the creative director of the campaign. You might also see some more familiar faces in the photos.

Watch Wilfred Ndidi, Jon Obi Mikel, Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho's reactions to the kit below.

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.

South African rapper Boity has finally shared the visuals for her latest single "018's Finest" featuring Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill. The single comes off Boity's EP 4463, which dropped last December. Marked as a fan favourite "018's Finest" borrows from Boity's hometown dialing code. The 31-year-old rapper hails from Potchefstroom, affectionately known as Potch, a quaint town in South Africa's North West province. The music video highlights the lesser known aspects of hip-hop culture in the otherwise sleepy town.

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Listen to Chimurenga Renaissance & King Britt's New Single 'Zimbabwe', Featuring Nadine Stoddart

'Zimbabwe', the new single from Zimbabwe's alternative band Chimurenga Renaissance, is an effortless fusion of soul and rap.

Chimurenga Renaissance has returned with a new single titled ''Zimbabwe". The Chimurenga Renaissance duo, made up of Tendai 'Baba' Maraire and Hussein Kalonji, have partnered with producer King Britt and added sultry vocals from Nadine Stoddart. The single pays homage to Dumisani Maraire, Tendai 'Baba' Maraire's father.

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Mr Eazi, Scorpion Kings x Tresor, Falz, Kamo Mphela, Khuli Chana and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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Tru Hitz and Co Kayn Drop Joint EP ‘The Wave’

South African hip-hop producers Tru Hitz and Co Kayn release new Joint EP 'The Wave' featuring Yanga Chief, Stogie T, Maglera Doe Boy, Indigo Stella, YoungstaCPT, Big Star Johnson and many more.