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Runtown & Fekky's 'Unleash' Will Jump Start Your Week

Watch the new music video from the Nigerian Soundgod, featuring cameos from Shaun Ross and Adonis Bosso.

Runtown is back with the new visual for his latest single "Unleash," a collaboration with UK grime act Fekky.

The song, which is the Nigerian star's first single of 2018, lives in the similar downtempo sonic world of the previous hits like "Mad Over You" and "For Life." It sees Runtown linking up once again with frequent collaborator and producer Del B.

Read: Runtown On How Staying True To Himself Produced His Biggest Hit Yet, 'Mad Over You'

"Unleash" follows Runtown as he laments some of the downsides of the star life. He sings, "too many bags on me, too many girls on me...too many women in my life...don't know if they love me or my money."

The new music video, directed by Isaac Yowman, is a red-tinted affair which also features cameos from models Shaun Ross and Adonis Bosso, as well as help from stylist Ugo Mozie, all of whom Runtown shouted out on his Instagram.

Watch the new video for Runtown and Fekky's "Unleash" below.


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Photo courtesy of Josh2funny.

Josh2funny Is the Nigerian Comedian Inspiring Global Trends

The internet sensation speaks to OkayAfrica about his journey, the several comedy personalities he's created over the years, creating the viral #DontLeaveMe challenge, and being properly credited for his work.

Nigeria's pool of social media comedians is ever increasing, and this is backed by the heavy consumption of online content by Nigerians and the quick rise to stardom of viral internet sensations. Although these internet sensations easily transition into stage comedians and online influencers, more often than not. they fade away as quickly as they rise to prominence. Variety is the only way to remain relevant. The audience has become ever so demanding of new creative ventures and they are fed by the immediacy the internet offers.

Josh Alfred, otherwise known as Josh2funny, has had an unusual path to internet comedy fame. He began his online comedy journey after failing in his stand-up comedy foray. Inspired by the vast consumption of social media comedy content, Josh2funny made his first skit in 2016—a short dry humour video which he comically slapped his friend into a state of perpetual confusion.

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