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Tiwa Savage's New EP Has Us In Our Feelings

We can't get enough of Tiwa Savage's new EP, "Sugarcane." Listen in here.

Tiwa Savage just dropped a hot new EP ahead of her album to be released next fall, and it's giving us all the feels.

Titled, "Sugarcane," the crisp vocals and tight production lull you in and provide a sweet escape.

Album art via Roc Nation.

The EP is a six track voyage about the bliss and promise of being in love. It ends with an unforgettable collaboration with Wizkid called "Ma Lo." The tracks feature production by Spellz, Babyfresh, PJ2 and Maleek Berry.

The title track, "Sugarcane," kicks off the EP, inviting listeners into the world of Tiwa's signature sound of mesmerizing vocals and jumping beats. Tiwa mixes English and Yoruba and Afrobeat influences to create an unforgettable sound.

Buy the EP so you won't have to wait for her new album to drop next year, and stream it on Spotify and Apple Music below.

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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

Reekado Banks - Ozumba Mbadiwe (Lyric Video) www.youtube.com

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