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Sauti Sol and Burna Boy Link Up For New Single  'Afrikan Star'

Listen to the Kenyan pop group's mellow new single featuring Burna Boy.

Following well-received collaborations with the likes of Pantoranking on "Melanin," and Tiwa Savage on "Girl Next Door" Kenyan supergroup Sauti Sol return with another standout track, this time featuring Naija dancehall heavyweight, Burna Boy.

The musical stars link up on the new single "Afrikan Star," a mellow ballad that sees the band and Burna trading emotive verses back & forth about a really fly girl who has their hearts.

The video features the crew in, what looks like, and old mansion filled with colorful furniture and a really great book collection.

Burna Boy is coming fresh off the release of his latest album Outside. Be sure to check it out here if you haven't already.

This is the third single from Sauti Sol's LP Afrikan Sauce, which will be unveiled over a year-long period, reports Konbini. So looks like we have a lot more to look forward to from the group.

Check out the video for "Afrikan Star" below.

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Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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