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Tiwa Savage and Wizkid Turn Up at Femi Kuti's New Afrika Shrine In the Music Video for "Ma Lo"

Watch Tiwa Savage and Wizkid turn up at the Kuti's New Afrika Shrine in their latest music video for "Ma Lo."

A gift from the afrobeats gods:

Two of the genre's biggest names, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid, dropped the music video for their latest collaboration "Ma Lo" earlier today, and it's lit. The track is the uncontested standout from Tiwa Savage's latest EP Sugarcane, and the duos' second collaboration after last year's "Bad." The song features production from heavyweight producer Spellz.


The Meji Alabi-directed video, sees the Nigerian stars head to the Kuti family's New Afrika Shrine in Lagos for an intensely live party, packed with friends, dancers, and other really well dressed people. Tiwa hits some choreographed dance moves, while Wizkid hangs about smoking, chilling and looking cool.

The video matches the songs fiery energy as Tiwa and Wizkid trade lines back and forth. It's a certified party banger.

Watch the video below, and revisit our interview with the Queen of Afrobeats from last month.

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Bobi Wine's Release Detailed in Latest Episode of 'The Messenger'

Trauma is the topic on the podcast's latest episode: "The Ballot or The Bullet."

The latest episode of The Messenger is something to behold.

Created by Sudanese-American rapper Bas, The Messenger throws the spotlight on the thunderous circumstances many African countries face, with a close focus on Ugandan politician Bobi Wine.

In his most recent traumatic experience, Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi were released from a nearly two-week military house arrest following the ruling of a Ugandan court. Keeping up with current events and circumstances that Wine finds himself in, the latest episode of the podcast recounts the traumatic events that led to Wine's very public abuse and eventual house arrest.

Upon his release, Wine spoke with The Messenger and had this to say, "I want to remind the world that we went in this election knowing how corrupt the staff of the electoral commission is. We saw this through the campaign and the world saw how much was oppressed, how biased and one sided the electoral commission was, and how much it was in the full grip of General Museveni. And therefore we are going to test every legal test, we shall take every legal test. We shall take every legal step. And indeed we shall take every moral and morally proactive, nonviolent, but legal and peaceful step to see that we liberate ourselves. The struggle has not ended. It is just beginning."

Listen to Episode 7 of The Messenger here.

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