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Tracka de Day: Side One ft. Terry G "One By One"

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Chief Boima over at the earth shaking source, Ghetto Bassquake, (and perhaps best known for producing our 1st "Africa in your Earbuds" mixtape) recently posted that "One By One" by Nigerian Side One ft. Terry G is on infinite loop around Monrovia, Liberia right now. Side One began singing in church back in the day, and with a group called D VIC T2 which eventually lead him to move to Calabar, Nigeria to establish his music career. This track is a true dance hall party - Naija music style!

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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