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Listen to Reekado Banks' New Single 'Rora'

This one's a straight-up banger.

Reekado Banks is back after a quiet period with "Rora," his first single of 2019 and the lead track from his upcoming album.

"Rora" (translated from Yoruba as 'Take It Easy') is a highly-addictive production built on mid-tempo beatwork, highlife influences, and playful lyrics aimed at a love interest.

Reekado Banks stopped by our OkayAfrica offices a few weeks ago to give us an early listen of the single. During his visit he told us more about the song:

"The new single 'Rora' was produced by Tuzi and Altims. Tuzi produced [previous single] 'Sensima,' and Altims is one of my favorite producers from way back. He's signed to Mavin Records, my former label. We linked up again and made this one which feels really special to me."

"The tune of the song is really chill, it relaxes you. The message is quite playful and sexual (laughs). Yeah, so it's fun," he also mentioned.

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Listen to Reekado Banks' New Single 'Maria'

The Nigerian artist is back with another banger.

Nigerian artist Reekado Banks' comes with more heat following the release of his single "Yawa" featuring DJ Yung earlier this year.

The 25-year-old singer and songwriter shares his latest banger "Maria," produced by Young John.

On the three-and-a-half minute track, the artist sings about a girl, by the name of Maria—as you might have guessed—who he is smitten with in a smoldering mix of Pidgin and Yoruba. "Your loving sweet pass money, oh," he sings atop the tracks's blazing production.

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DJ Tunez Enlists Wizkid and Reekado Banks for New Banger 'Turn Up'

This one comes just in time for the holiday "turn up."

DJ Tunez is back with his latest banger featuring fellow Nigerian artists Reekado Banks and Wizkid.

"Turn Up" is a mid-tempo jam, that sees Reekado Banks taking the lead as he delivers the opening and closing verses as well as the song's catchy hook. Wizkid joins in one the second verse, adding slightly fuzzy vocals on top of Baby Fresh's smooth production.

READ: Listen to DJ Tunez's 'Afro Selections' Playlist

DJ Tunez shared the song and single artwork this morning on his Instagram.

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Meet HOD, the Rapidly Rising Nigerian Producer Making Hits With Olamide & Reekado Banks

We talk to HOD about his production work and some of his exciting collaborations with Olamide and Reekado Banks.

Of the many tracks that stood out on Olamide’s The Glory, released last December, "Underground" immediately stood out further from the rest. In its slow burn and high-voltage, the beat for “Underground” matches the hardness of Lex Luger’s Godzilla beat for Rick Ross' “Blowing Money Fast.”

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