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Olamide "Science Student" cover artwork.

Olamide Just Dropped the First Banger of 2018 With 'Science Student'

Olamide continues his hot streak in the new year with, yet another, absolute jam.

Olamide had a huge 2017 which was tail-ended by the massive success of "Wo!!"—a street anthem that sparked its own dance craze in Nigeria and became one of the best songs of the year.

The Nigerian artist is now kicking off the new year in full force with his latest single, "Science Student," a potent injection of afrobeats energy that could easily replace your morning, or mid-afternoon, coffee.

"Science Student" sees Olamide connecting with Young John "the wicked producer," as his tag goes, who was responsible for the monster beat of "Wo!!" He's joined by BBanks on production duties for this highly-infectious new track.

"'Science Student' is a special lingo street heads can fully relate with instantly," Olamide's team has mentioned. It shouldn't be too hard to figure out what that's hinting at.

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These Women Are Breaking Boundaries In Nigeria's Creative Spaces

We speak to five women about their work and contributions to Nigerian society & creative spaces, despite their patriarchal nature.

"African women in general need to know that it's ok for them to be the way they are–to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence" —Wangarĩ Muta Maathai

These words prompt one to think about how terrible a job the media does in sharing the stories of African women. As journalists, our work is based on telling African stories, and the gap of female stories is a very apparent one that needs filling. It's important to have an environment that appreciates fearless and unapologetic women chasing their dreams and breaking the boundaries before them.

We caught up with Toketemu Ohwovoriole, a multimedia storyteller & journalist; Solis, a singer, songwriter, poet, & muse; Lauretta Yemoja, a beauty artist and rapper/singer; Tiwa Pearl, a dancer and creative; and Oyinkansola Dada, an art curator and founder of art gallery Polartics, to talk about their careers.

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Pretoria-based producer Clxrity did not expect the life-changing opportunities that came from producing Elaine's hit single 'You're The One' and her EP 'Elements'.