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Skales Debuts New Music Video for Hit Single 'Badman Love'

Premier: The tropical, boy-meets-girl music video directed by Stanz Visuals shows us that bad boys deserve love too.

Nigerian artist Skales shares his latest music video for single Badman Love.

The light-hearted track, fresh off of his June 2020 Healing Process EP release, portrays the typical love story of love at first sight.

The Kezzi produced record is sure to get fans up and dancing on their feet with the afrobeat producers' magic touch.

The inspiration for the song came through light hearted banter amongst friends, "it was born out of an argument between some of my guys and I in the studio one particular day. [One of my friends was going on] about if being "Bad" meant a guy is not capable of loving or doesn't deserve loving. I was in support of the point that no matter how people label you, even if it is as a "Badman", everyone has that person they are ready to risk it all for", Skales says, "I put my point down with better lyrics and delivered the song while some of my guys still haven't agreed with me!"

Check out Skales' music video for Badman Love here.

Skales - Badman Love (Official Video) www.youtube.com

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Interview: Ranks ATM Makes ‘Substance Music’

South African hip-hop artist Ranks ATM on his latest EP 'Substance Music', working with Riky Rick and his crew African Trap Movement's new chapter.

Ranks ATM demands to be taken seriously. With every successive release, listeners are bound to pick up on both his personal and artistic growth. His latest EP, Substance Music, released towards the end of 2020, is an honest body of work that sees the artist divulge some aspects of his life while remaining playful and entertaining.

Young2unn, who produced a majority of the project, gave Ranks ATM beats that primarily consist of keys and strings cushioned by atmospheric pads and ethereal vocal samples panned for effect. The music is soulful enough for Ranks to tell his story and gritty enough to maintain his street aesthetic.

On Substance Music, the artist strikes the balance between playful banter and poignant expression of emotions. It's what makes his raps believable in general—he presents himself as a complete human who feels pain at times but also feels himself. Songs such as "Die For Me" and "How Could It Be" are laced with specific details that could have only been extracted from his life experiences, for instance, on the former, he raps, "You cheated on me with a gym freak, you did me dirty."

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Joeboy Shares Visuals for New Track 'Lonely'

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