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Watch Davido's New Video For 'Sweet in the Middle' Featuring WurlD, Naira Marley & Zlatan

A highlight from the recently released A Good Time.

Davido is rounding out his solid year with the new music video for "Sweet in the Middle," the latest single from his recent album A Good Time.

"Sweet in the Middle" features appearances from buzzing fellow Nigerians WurlD, Naira Marley and Zlatan, as they each go in over a Shizzi-produced beat.

The song's new music video, directed by Meji Alabi, follows the four acts as they ride ATVs and perform from an arid Lagos landscape before things turn into a post-apocalyptic Mad Max-style party.

Davido, Naira Marley and Zlatan all feature prominently in our Best Nigerian Songs of 2019 list. Davido also recently announced his extensive 2020 North American tour dates.

His long-awaited sophomore album, A Good Time, also features the likes of Popcaan, Summer Walker, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and more. Davido recently sat down with OkayAfrica for our Moments With series to speak in-depth about the new album, what made "Fall" such a massive success, and much more. You can check out that video underneath.

Watch Davido's new music video for "Sweet in the Middle" featuring WurlD, Naira Marley and Zlatan below.

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'Entertainment Has Saved Nigeria'—Here's What Happened When Davido Spoke at Columbia University

The artist discussed his new album 'A Good Time' and changing perceptions of Africa through music with Melanin Unscripted founder Amarachi Nwosu.

A week ago, media platform and digital agency Melanin Unscripted along with Columbia University's African Students Association hosted none other than Nigerian megastar Davido for a talk entitled "Shaping the Image of Africa Through Music," which focused on the themes in his newly released sophomore album A Good Time as well as "the next frontier of afrobeats."

There was a feeling of pride and excitement as attendees—mostly African students from Columbia, gathered at university's campus in NYC. The night's two hosts quizzed the audience on Davido trivia, and ran through other Afrobeats-related questions to keep the audience entertained as we awaited the artist's arrival.

Once Davido finally came through—about an hour and a half later—the excitement still hadn't waned. Moderator, Amarachi Nwosu, the founder of Melanin Unscripted, asked the artist a range of questions that touched on the role of social media in helping spread African pop music, using his platform and influence to address social issues in his country—"entertainment has saved Nigeria," the artist remarked—as well as the making of A Good Time. "I just got tired of Americans singing 'If' and 'Fall," the artist joked.

In line with the night's theme, the event was an overall "good time," complete with a fun conversation between Davido and Nwosu that highlighted the artist's humorous side and energetic personality. You can check out the 45-minute conversation in full below courtesy of Melanin Unscripted.

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