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You Need To Hear These Nigerian Covers Of Desiigner's 'Panda'

Here's 8 Nigerian rap covers of the Kanye West-approved hit "Panda" from Desiigner.


Ever since Kanye West sampled Desiigner’s “Panda” on The Life of Pablo, the Future-esque track has been pretty much everywhere. It’s certainly been on the radar of a number of Naija MCs, who’ve proceeded to put their own personal spin on the ubiquitous record. We all know a song isn’t a true international hit until it’s been covered by at least one Nigerian artist and, so far, we’ve come across 8 covers of "Panda." Check them all out below.

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Producers Legendury Beatz turned us onto this banging Fela-inspired cover from Dremo.

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Yung6ix turns up with his "goons in Lagos" in the music video for his "Panda" freestyle.

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"Nigeria's fastest rapper," Uzi spits a couple hot bars over the song's booming beat.

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Ozone is completely in his zone as he flows for three-and-a-half minutes straight.

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Bils big-ups Wizkid and Davido, references Olamide's "Shakiti Bobo," and proclaims that "Africa is winning right now" all while dabbing in the streets with his friends.

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Ycee shares his take on the song in this gritty, black and white music video.

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Teeto Ceemos raps in Yoruba, Pidgin and English over "Panda"as well Tiwa Savage's "Standing Ovation."

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"I got girls in Atlanta, London, Nigeria and Canada" rhymes Oma Mahmud atop the track's infectious instrumental.

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