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Sarkodie Jumps On A Busta Rhymes Classic In 'Free Press' + Addresses The Government In 'Inflation'

Ghana's Sarkodie's goes in over a Busta Rhymes classic in "Free Press," plus the government-addressing "Inflation."


Sarkodie comes through with "Free Press," a free-flowing loosie which sees the Ghanaian star rapper going in over Busta Rhymes' 1997 classic "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See." Sarkodie gets personal and calls out the Ghanaian press in the track for lack of support and proper coverage of his overseas appearances, claiming its just him and R2Bees striving to put Ghana on the map. He seems to have taken particular issue with a Ghanaian gossip article which claims him, Tiwa Savage, Mafikizolo, and others "performed for the cleaners" at the BET Awards. "Just talk about it, stop talking like fans. Do your job," the rapper calls out. For more from Sarkodie check out his church video for "Adonai (Remix)" with Castro, his Drake-sampling "Decisions," and the "Shots On Shots" collaboration with Ice Prince. Stream and download "Free Press" below.

Update 8/18: Stream and download Sarkodie's latest single drop "Inflation" below. The track, produced by Julz, sees the rapper addressing the Ghanaian government and the country's economic situation.

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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

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The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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