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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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Watch Juls & Wande Coal's New Video For 'Sister Girl'

A dance visual for the Afro-house inspired track.

Juls and Wande Coal follow-up their last great collaboration, "So Mi So," with this new single, "Sister Girl."

The new track sees Wande Coal singing about "a cheeky woman who does anything in her power to get what she wants and live a very lavish lifestyle," a statement from the artists' reads.

The Nigerian artist is backed by Juls' equally-lavish blend of afrobeats elements with a South African-house inspired beat.

"Sister girl was made in literally 5 minutes after we had waakye (a Ghanaian rice dish)," mentions Juls. "I had already laced the drums and melody and Wande caught a vibe immediately. This was actually supposed to come out before "So Mi So" but I wanted more time. I wanted to channel an Afro-House sound with the song and make it more instrumental with minimal lyrics."

Get into "Sister Girl" below.

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Falz's 'This Is Nigeria' Has Been Banned by Nigeria's Broadcasting Commission

Wande Cole's "Iskaba" and Olamide's "See Mary, See Jesus" were also deemed too "vulgar" for radio.

The Nigerian Broadcasting Commision (NBC) has banned Falz's viral, politically-charged hit "This is Nigeria."

The song, which was released in May, blatantly calls out the Nigerian government and addresses many of the country's social ills. One line in particular "This is Nigeria, look how we living now, everybody be criminal" was deemed "vulgar" by the commission and thus "unfit for radio." The artist shared a photo of the letter on Instagram, making light of the NBC's move.

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