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Que Drops New Single 'Night Vision' Featuring Karyendasoul & Nana Atta

Que, one half of the Distruction Boyz, has released a new gqom single 'Night Vision' ahead of his much-anticipated EP release.

Que, who is better known as the one half of the multi-award winning Gqom duo Distruction Boyz, has dropped his first single titled "Night Vision" featuring Karyendasoul and Nana Atta. The single comes ahead of his highly-anticipated solo debut EP We Don't Make the Same Gqom. The glom artist recently shared the news of his latest track via social media.


"Night Vision" has the signature hard beats and bass that gqom is popular for in addition to infectious vocals. The single is sure to have loyal fans of the genre salivating for more.

Thobani "Que" Mgobhozi is one half of the Distruction Boyz which took the South African music scene by storm back in 2018. The Durban duo made gqom popular in Johannesburg and started a wave of the new genre that didn't quite fit in with the roots of the established house scene. Que, along with teammate Zipho "Goldmax" Methembu, is considered one of the pioneers of the genre alongside gqom queen Babes Wodumo. With amapiano gaining even more popularity, one would have admittedly assumed that gqom is dead (or dying) but Que has been working on killer mixes which have been played in London and other European club scenes.

According to JournalistDJ, Distruction Boyz members Que and Goldmax are both dropping solo projects although it is not yet clear if they will ever release music as a duo again.

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Wande Coal and Olamide Team Up On 'Kpe Paso'

Nigeria's Wande Coal and Olamide share "Kpe Paso," a colorful, rhythmic display of Yoruba's cultural intricacy.


Afrobeats veteran Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe, popularly known as Wande Coal and industry heavy weight and YBNL boss, Olamide have collaborated on "Kpe Paso," a song that showcases their musical prowess and appreciation for Yoruba culture. In the record, the two artists, who have Yoruba backgrounds bring their renowned style to the forefront, with Wande Coal's signature vocals merging seamlessly with Olamide's sonics. The majority of the song is sung in Yoruba.

The majority of the song is sung in Yoruba, and produced by Nigerian record producer, Kel P Vibes. The music video was directed by Jyde Ajala.

This is Wande Coal's first single for 2023, and in the past the afrobeats icon has worked with Olamide on a record called "Hate Me." Their reunion on "Kpe Paso" showcases their rhythmic chemistry and lyricism.

Wande Coal has created a successful 17-year career that begun under the influence of Mo' Hits Records, a record label that was founded and led byD'banj and Don Jazzy. Ever since the release of his first album Mushin 2 Mo' Hits, the Lagos-born crooner has been on a career upswing ever since.

"Kpe Paso" is scheduled to be a part of Wande Coal's upcoming album Legend Or No Legend which will be released on March 30.

Watch the colorful music video for "Kpe Paso" below 

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