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P-Square 'Personally'

Watch P-Square's video for his single 'Personally,' the Nigerian pop stars' choreographed tribute to Michael Jackson.


Nigerian super star pop/R&B twins P-Square released "Personally," a superbly choreographed music video tribute to their idol Michael Jacksonwho passed away four years away this week. P-Square pay tribute to the king of pop by refreshingly reinterpreting many of his signature dance moves over an addictive click beat.  The Nigerian duo stated that the song and video "is dedicated to [their] mentor, legendary pop icon, the late Michael Jackson, who still inspires [them] personally." Watch the Lagos-shot music video, co-directed by the twins' older brother Jude Engees Okoye and Clarence Peters, below.

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Rudeboy Shares New Single 'Together' Featuring Patoranking

The former P-Square member teams up with Patoranking for a dancehall-infused jam.

Paul Okoye (aka Rudeboy) has been doing his thing on the solo side of things since his split last year with his brother and musical partner Peter Okoye—the other half of their band P-Square.

Rudeboy returns with a another single, this time enlisting the help of fellow Nigerian artist Patoranking, for the dancehall-infused "Together," that sees the Rudeboy singing passionately about an everlasting love. "Anyhow wey you like make e be/We go stay together, forever," he sings.

Patoranking joins him for the energetic music video, which features them performing and serenading their love interests. Rudeboy also provides some energetic dance numbers throughout the video.

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Peter of P-Square Linked Up With Diddy & Cassie

Mr. P partied with Diddy and Cassie in Abu Dhabi and promised that there's 'something bigger coming.'

Peter Okoye of the now defunct P-Square has been releasing new music under his solo name Mr. P, like the Thriller-influenced music video for "Look Into My Eyes."

He was recently in Abu Dhabi ahead of a concert as part of his "All Eyes On P" world tour.

And who happened to also be performing in the United Arab Emirates city? None other than Brother Love himself, Diddy.

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Watch Nigerian-American Rapper Tobe Nwigwe's Tiny Desk Concert

Joined by his wife and seven-week old daughter, the Houston-based rapper brings his Southern sounds to NPR's Tiny Desk.

Houston-raised, Nigerian-American rapper Tobe Nwigwe is the latest artist to grace NPR's TIny Desk Concert Series.

The artist performed a 5-song medley, backed by a full band and four talented backup singers. The artist was also joined at the desk by his wife Fats Nwigwe and their seven-week old daughter.

READ: Tobe Nwigwe Is the Southern Rapper Making "Purpose Popular."

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Here Are All the Samples In Burna Boy's 'African Giant'

This video breaks down all the African Giant samples & interpolations, including songs from Fela Kuti, Magic System, Naughty By Nature, D'banj and more.

Since it dropped, Burna Boy's highly-anticipated album African Giant has been making waves and getting played on constant rotation all over the place.

The 19-track album, which includes features from Angelique Kidjo, Damian Marley, Future, M.anifest, Jorja Smith, Jeremih and more, sees the buzzing Nigerian star delivering several addictive shades of his signature afro-fusion sound as he blends in influences from afrobeat, dancehall, hip-hop, RnB and more.

Listeners have also been spotting some of the many samples and interpolations used across African Giant and now, Sample Chief, a platform for African music knowledge, has put them all together in video form.

Read: Sample Chief Selects 5 of Their Favorite Samples

The samples and interpolations across African Giant include the use of Fela's "Sorrow, Tears & Blood" and Angelique Kidjo's "We WE" (in "Anybody"), Naughty By Nature's "Jamboree" (in "Collatelral Damage"), Magic System's "1er Gaou" ("On The Low"), plus many more from the likes of Stereoman, Ududo Nnobi, Blak Ryno, and D'banj.

Check them all out below courtesy of Sample Chief.

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