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TI Blaze Drops 'The Fresh Prince of Lagos' EP Featuring Olamide & Blxckie

The Nigerian singer-songwriter continues his rise as he delivers a noteworthy debut EP.

Nigerian singer-songwriter TI Blaze is holding up his namesake with his newly released debut The Fresh Prince of Lagos EP—a 6-track project that showcases a unique, uplifting, and clear vision of his musical talent.

As one of the newer faces on the block, Blaze's golden thread throughout his EP is stories of the life of hustling he hopes to leave behind, and the hope he has for the life he is working himself towards. His lionhearted lyrics blend beautifully with the upbeat, contemporary Afropop music it's accompanied by—without taking away from the importance of the singer's words.

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Listen to Olamide's New Song 'Loose It' Featuring Eskeez

Baddo is back.

Olamide returns after the recent release of his acclaimed album, UY Scuti, with a brand new single in the form of "Loose It."

The new track sees the Nigerian heavyweight act linking up with producer and featured artist Eskeez, the man behind the boards on UY Scuti's standout single "Rock," one of our Best Nigerian Songs of 2021 So Far.

"Loose It" is another mellow and flirtatious number like "Rock," built on a dembow-indebted drum pattern and some sugary synth melody lines.

For more, check out our recent candid conversation between Olamide and Fireboy DML — their first and only ever interview together.

Get into Olamide and Eskeez' "Loose It" below.

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