This one comes just in time for summer listening.
Nigerian artist Runtown links with Major Lazer's Walshy Fire and Jamaican dancehall artist Alkaline for the made-for-summer banger "No Negative Vibes."
The track, produced by Walshy Fire, is all about maintaining positive energy and living life to the fullest, as Runtown sings on the chorus an opening verse. Alkaline joins in with a melodic verse echoing the same sentiments sung in Patois.
The accompanying music video, is a visual treat, shot by the renowned Nigerian director Meji Alabi. The nearly 4-and-a-half minute clip sees both Runtown and Alkaline head to Jamaica, where they enjoy time with friends, take in the vibrant energy on the streets and enjoy smoke sessions in the studio, all without any negative vibes to kill their upbeat moods.
Runtown, who dropped "No Permission" a memorable collaboration with Nasty C at the end of last year, is readying the release of his forthcoming EP "Tradition" which is due out at the end of the month.
The artist recently wrote an open-letter, published in The Guardian Nigeria, addressing the Nigerian government, and urging them to prioritize social progress.
Revisit OkayAfrica's profile on the artist from earlier this year, in which he discussed wanted to take the sounds of Nigeria to stadiums all over the world, and watch the music video for "No Negative Vibes" below.
Walshy Fire, Runtown & Alkaline - No Negative Vibes (Official Music Video)youtu.be