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Hear Runtown's New Single 'For Life'

Nigerian hitmaker Runtown returns with his latest single "For Life," produced by Krizbeatz.

NIGERIA—Runtown's “Mad Over You” was easily one of the best, and biggest, tracks to come out last year—and it's still been getting constant plays well into 2017.


The Nigerian hitmaker now returns with his latest single "For Life," produced by Krizbeatz.

The new single follows the sonic formula of "Mad Over You," and sees Runtown singing a romantic tune over a low-key, but supremely catchy, beat.

"For Life" comes after Runtown's excellent collaboration with Sarkodie on "Pain Killer," as well as his office visit at OkayAfrica HQ.

Check it out below and buy it on iTunes.

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The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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