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Lady Donli's Debut Album 'Enjoy Your Life' Is Here

An honest offering from the Nigerian artist your ears need to hear.

Enjoy Your Life, Lady Donli's debut album, was well worth the wait.

Nigeria's very own released an honest offering Friday that's a declaration of her growth and who she is as an artist.

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You Should Really Listen to Amaarae's New Single 'Spend Some Time' Featuring Wande Coal

"A humble nod to the disco divas of the '70s."

Amaarae comes through with her brand new single and music video for "Spend Some Time," featuring Nigerian heavyweight Wande Coal.

The Ghanaian artist, who dropped one of our favorite tracks last year with "Fluid," now comes back with another highly-addictive new tune. "Spend Some Time" pairs Amaarae's hazy vocal delivery with light synth hits and sparse beat work produced by ØBED and Rvdical The Kid.

The new single is paired with a disco-era style music video, directed by David Nicol-Sey, that features Amaarae and a cast of "super nova video girls - The Intergalactic Strippers," as the artist mentions.

"Spend Some Time is a humble nod to the disco divas of the 70s; (ie. Donna Summer, Diana Ross) Featuring sensual solo vignettes (a la Donna Summer's 'Love To Love You Baby') and a mercurial neon club scene where the ladies dance the night away," Amaarae writes about the new single.

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Santi's Highly-Anticipated Album 'Mandy & The Jungle' Is Here

The alté maestro has released his vibe-filled project featuring DRAM, Tay Iwar, GoldLink, Amaarae and more.

As we all know by now, Nigeria's own Santi has been one to watch.

The alté maestro dropped his highly-anticipated album, Mandy & The Jungle Friday—a vibe-filled project featuring the likes of DRAM, GoldLink (who recently collaborated with Maleek Berry), Tay Iwar, Amaarae, Nonso Amadi and more.

"Over the past two years, I learnt more about expressing myself and translating that feeling into sound and visuals," Santi explains to Clash Magazine.

"Music has always been about the feeling for me, what it does to you, what it makes you remember and most importantly, where it takes you to. I decided to create a universe, combining everything that has ever influenced or inspired me, the story of Mandy, a girl who has no idea the power that lies inside her."

Mandy & The Jungle warrants repeated listening, as Santi tells multifaceted tales of friendship, complex love to subsequent heartbreak.

Zone out and listen to it below.

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M3NSA. Photo courtesy of the artist.

M3NSA & Amaarae Link Up For 'SDI'

Watch the new music video for "Still Dey Inside," shot across Ghana and Hungary.

M3NSA comes through with the new video for "SDI," a head-nodding single that sees him connecting with fellow Ghanaian Amaarae.

The new track, which was co-produced by Andras Weil, sees the FOKN Bois and Red Red member addressing how he refuses to get caught up in the pressures of expectations, while the buzzing Amaarae delivers a knockout verse of her own.

The new music video for "SDI," which we're premiering today, follows M3NSA as he rides a vintage convertible across the Hungarian countryside and rides bikes with Amaarae in Accra's suburbs.

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