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Listen to Sean Kingston, Davido & Tory Lanez' New Song 'Peace of Mind'

A new anthem for the summer.

Sean Kingston returns with the new single "Peace of Mind," which sees him linking up with the top-shelf crew of Davido and Tory Lanez.

The addictive new track sees Kingston returning to his Caribbean roots and building on a blend of steel drums and afro-fusion beat work. It's "new fire for the spring and summer," he mentions.

"I feel like when people listen to Sean Kingston, it's summertime, it's spring break, and the weather is nice," he tells Billboard. "All you could think about is jet skis, boats, sipping a piña colada, you know just having a nice fun time.

In "Peace of Mind" Kingston sings about about arguing too much with his partner but always coming back to them because of their comfort in hard times. Tory Lanez holds down the first verse while Davido delivers a solid third verse that kicks off a new dancehall-indebted flow.


"Since I've been away from music... I've been seeing a lot of people come in my lane, which is amazing. But, a lot of people want to do the island thing," Kingston mentions to Billboard. "For me, I am from Jamaica, I lived in Jamaica. I actually started all the Jamaican cross-over hits, so I think it was only right that I went back to my original sound, which was the Caribbean-pop. It's still catchy, it still has a pop sound, but its also very very Jamaican and that's very big to me."

"Peace of Mind" is the lead single from Kingston's upcoming EP, Made In Jamaica, which will also feature collaborations PARTYNEXTDOOR, Tinashe and Stefflon Don.

Get into it below.

Sean Kingston - Peace of Mind (Audio) ft. Tory Lanez & Davido youtu.be

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Solo and Kwesta connect on 'Promises.'

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Listen to Jidenna's New Album, '85 to Africa'

Plus watch the music video for his latest single "Worth the Weight" featuring Seun Kuti.

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Mr Eazi & Simi Drop the New Single and Video For 'Doyin'

A head-nodding Afro-R&B track produced by Killertunes.

Mr Eazi seems to be in unstoppable work mode right now as he's been popping up in big singles and collaborations all over the place this summer, as well as continuing his emPawa Africa initiative.

For his latest single, "Doyin," Eazi connects with Nigerian singer Simi for a head-nodding Afro-RnB track. The new song, which is built on woozy synthesizers and mid-tempo beat work, was produced by Killertunes. Eazi and Simi trade verses in the addictive single, which comes paired with a new music video directed by Manuel Concha.

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"Doyin" is the first song released through emPawa Distribution, a digital music aggregator focused solely on distributing African music, which Eazi announced after the success of emPawa Africa. Speaking of the initiative, emPawa Africa is now reopened to submissions that will help fund the music videos of 30 up-and-coming artists and offer mentorship from big name artists.

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Listen to Rick Jade (Bontle Modiselle and Priddy Ugly)’s Album ‘D.N.A (Da New Africa)’

Rick Jade release their debut album.

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D.N.A consists of 10 songs that dabble in pop, trap and even kwaito. Guest features on D.N.A include Forcalistic, KLY and some members of the collective Frsh Citizen, which Bontle and Priddy are part of.

In his previous projects, Priddy Ugly had some moments of showing emotion and sharing intimate details of his life. But on D.N.A, he explores that side of himself further.

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