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Odunsi Throws a Flashy Nigerian Party In the Video for 'Star Signs,' Featuring Runtown

The video pays homage to the Yoruba party culture of the late '80s and early '90s.

Odunsi shares the highly-anticipated music video for his single, "Star Signs," a standout from his 2018 debut album rare.

The alté mainstay pays homage to Nigeria's late '80s and early '90s party culture, which was all about fun, fashion and flashiness. Odunsi takes on a glittering, King Sunny Ade-esque persona as he leads a party full of people dressed in traditional Yoruba garb. Each table at the function is arranged according to a zodiac sign.

The vintage themed video, directed by Candles, features several cameos, including one from frequent collaborator Santi.

The artist shared stunning teaser photos from the video on his Twitter ahead of the video's release.


"I went to some of the Owambes' (Parties) as a kid and once I started to enter my teen years, I didn't go to many of them but I lived off the memories of the ones I went to as a child," said the musician in a statement, discussing his love for Yoruba festivity's. "The video is from the more classic era; the late 80s early 90s and shows how we love to dress up and do the most and also shows the live music being played at these parties, money being sprayed and people dancing."

The artist released the music video for "Tipsy" back in February. Watch the video for 'Star Signs" below.

Odunsi - star signs Feat. Runtown [Official Video] youtu.be



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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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