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Odunsi at Gidi Fest 2018. Photo: Tej/Gidi Fest.

Listen to Odunsi The Engine's New Single 'Divine' Featuring Davido

This catchy tune will soundtrack your weekend.

Odunsi The Engine is the fast-rising producer and singer who is transforming Nigerian music with his unique blend of afro-fusion.

After signing a major publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music earlier this year, the Lagos-based sensation is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming debut album, Rare.

His new single is finally here and it features OBO himself, Davido. The duo dropped hints of a collaboration months ago and it got all the fans buzzing in anticipation. Well, we're here to say that it was worth the wait!


Produced by Hvrry of 80sounds, "Divine" is a bouncy R&B track with honest and romantic wordplay and a retro feel to it. This linkup between the "King of Afrobeats" and a vanguard of the Alté movement was the collaboration we never knew we needed but we are totally here for it!

So nod your head this weekend to this catchy tune.


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Kayode Kasum’s Quarantine Watchlist

From 'Wives on Strike' to 'Goodwill Hunting' here's what the Nigerian filmmaker is watching while stuck at home in Lagos.

Kayode Kasum, like most filmmakers, has been stagnated by the coronavirus pandemic. The director behind the blockbuster Sugar Rush and the critically acclaimed Oga Bolaji was working on the post-production of his upcoming movies, The Fate of Alakada: Party Planner and Kambili—a collaboration between FilmOne Entertainment and Chinese Huahua Media— when the Nigerian government announced the lockdown order.

While post-production on Alakada has concluded, the stay-at-home orders have delayed work on Kambili. "Since the team cannot meet at a single point, we are moving hard drives left and right," he says to me over the phone from his home in Lagos. "It is a challenge, but the beautiful thing about a challenge is, when you make it work, it is fulfilling."

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Kasum has turned to books and films for an escape from the unpleasant realities of the pandemic. "I have been reading Elnathan's books: Born on a Tuesday and Becoming Nigeria," he tells me. "I have also been reading film directing books, Directing Actors by Judith Weston." However, Kasum longs for the movies. "I miss going to the cinemas; I miss that experience," he says. "There are times during this pandemic that I'm like 'na wa o, I wish I can go to the cinema.'"

Below are five films he recommends you watch during this pandemic.

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