Stogie T and Boity Connect on ‘Original Recipe (Remix)’

Listen to Stogie T and Boity's 'Original Recipe (Remix).'

About a month ago, Stogie T released "Original Recipe Freestyle," a song that took many fans by surprise. In the song, the veteran MC, who's known for his proficiency as a hardcore lyricist, is crooning with the aid of auto-tune, mumble rap style.


By now, you should have figured out that the song was part of KFC's #TheWrapGameHasChanged campaign. Touchline and Boity were known to be part of the campaign, but their involvement beyond appearing on the TV ad, wasn't clear. Well, not until last week.

Read: In Conversation: Boity Wants to Create Bad-Ass Anthems for Black Girls

Boity joined Stogie T to perform a new verse for "Original Recipe Freestyle" at the fast food franchise's Kentucky Nights. The full song was released yesterday, with Boity's verse added.

Boity's flow is solid, and there's really nothing you can do about it. She delivers her verse with conviction, drops some lines that cleverly reference KFC.

As much as this collaboration was facilitated by a brand, it's interesting to hear Boity rap alongside an OG like Stogie T, and him challenging himself to do what the kids do.

Listen to "Original Recipe Freestyle Remix" below and revisit our interview with Boity here.


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Photo by Kwesi Yanful, courtesy of MIZIZI.

MIZIZI Has Released a Special Edition 'Lion King' Jersey in Collaboration with Disney

The sleek baseball jersey was designed to celebrate the 25th anniversary of "The Lion King."

MIZIZI returns with yet another timely collaboration—this time with Disney to commemorate the 25th anniversary of our childhood classic, The Lion King.

The African streetwear brand says through the jersey's kid sizes, it now has the opportunity to cater to the next generation of viewers of the upcoming live-action remake that's to open in theaters this week. "The Lion King marked many of our childhoods," the brand says in a statement. "Much before we were aware of our identities, it resonated with us."

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Watch the Intense Trailer for 'Don't Let Go,' Starring David Oyelowo

Oyelowo and Storm Reid shine in the new trailer for the upcoming psychological thriller.

David Oyelowo and A Wrinkle In Time star, Storm Reid are on a psychological journey to escape death in the new trailer for their film Don't Let Go.

Both actors give heavy performances, as the film sees Oyelowo taking on the role of a police officer, Jack Radcliff, who has a chance to change the chain of events that led to the murder of his niece Ashley (Storm Reid), and hopefully save her.

The film was written and directed by Jacob Aaron Estes, with the producers of Get Out. Oyelowo himself is also a producer on the film.

Read: In Conversation: Abiola Oke With David Oyelowo

Don't Let Go also stars Brian Tyree Henry, Alfred Molina and Mykelti Williamson, Shinelle Azoroh, Byron Mann, and April Grace. The film, which originally premiered at Sundance under the title Relive, is due out in theaters on August 30.

Back in March, it was announced that Oyelowo is also working on his very own directorial debut The Water Man, which will be executive produced by Oprah Winfrey.

Watch the trailer for Don't Let Go below.

Don't Let Go - Official Trailer (2019) www.youtube.com

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Watch the Music Video for Patoranking's 'Wilmer'

The artist's beautiful visual ode to his daughter will tug at your heartstrings.

Earlier this year, Nigerian artist Patoranking dropped his 12-track sophomore album, Wilmer, which he dedicated to his daughter. The same-titled track, which features French-born Georgian singer and songwriter Bera, sees Patoranking professing his immense love for his daughter.

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