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Burna Boy Drops New Song and Video 'Anybody'

The African Giant is back with another banger.

Burna Boy returns with a new song and video just in time for the weekend.

On "Anybody," the artist sends a message to the naysayers, reminding them that "respect is reciprocal," and that he has no time for enemies. The track, produced by Rexxie, features a smooth saxophone riff and rhythmic percussion—making the song another one fit for the dance floor.

The video sees the artist in a number of colorful settings, including a trippy glow-in-the-dark room, where his face can be seen with striking neon decorations. In other parts of the video, Burna Boy is dressed sharply and joined by dancers as he hits the zanku.

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Burna Boy, Teni, AKA, Sho Madjozi, Mr Eazi & More Earn 2019 BET Award Nominations

This year's "Best International Act" categories are stacked with some of the biggest names in African pop.

The nominees for this year's BET Awards have been announced, and one again, some of the biggest names in African pop have been named in the " International Act" categories.

This year, Nigerian acts Burna Boy, Mr Eazi have been nominated in the "Best International Act" category. They've each had standout years, with both artists performing at the Coachella Music Festival this year.

They're nominated alongside South African star rapper AKA, who won a Kids' Choice Award earlier this year for "Favorite South African Star," and the French-Malian pop singer and one of OkayAfrica's 100 Women Aya Nakamura. French-Cameroonian and Togolese rapper Dosseh and UK rappers Dave, and Giggs round out the heavily-stacked category.

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Watch Burna Boy Perform 'Ye' at Coachella

The 'African Giant' represented Nigeria from multiple angles at Coachella.

Two of our favorites artists, Burna Boy and Mr Eazi, made their debut at Coachella 2019 last weekend.

If you didn't catch them on the live stream, we've got you covered with this highlight from Burna Boy's set.

The 'African Giant' brought a full live band with dancers to the California desert for a highly-energetic live performance that featured older hits like "Tonight" and "Soke" alongside new bangers like the Zlatan-assisted "Kilin Dem" and "Ph City Vibration."

Read: Why Burna Boy & Mr Eazi Are the Right Artists to Bring Afrobeats to the World

Burna Boy closed things off with his massive hit "Ye," one of the clear standouts from his latest full-length album Outside and a song so good that people online even argued it should become the new Nigerian national anthem when it came out.

The Nigerian star got everyone moving to this live band version of his big single, packed with added saxophone lines and background group vocals. He had the Coachella crowd singing along to its refrain by the end.

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