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Olugbenga 'Silver Pixie' EP + MNRS Remix

Listen to Olugbenga 'Silver Pixie' EP, five tracks of future level production + the Metronomy bassist/producer's remix of MNRS' "Arms."


Back in August Olugbenga's warm & synthesized first bite off the Silver Pixie earned a spot as a mainstay of our soundsystem. Since then we've eagerly awaited what the UK-based/Nigerian-born producer has in store for the rest of his five track EP. Silver Pixie is a future level of production motivated by past thoughts. Opener "Life: The Movie" foretells a tale of contemplative workings to come from the rest of the release, which runs as a look at life through pensive synth. Silver Pixie is out now via Olugbenga's own imprint Replica Trophy. Listen to the full EP here and stream the just released rework of MNRS' "Arms" below. For more from Olugbenga grab a free download of AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #15 featuring a 1AM assortment of Nigerian influences and modern grime.

>>>STREAM OLUGBENGA'S SILVER PIXIE EP HERE

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Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

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The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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