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Swaziland’s Trippy King 20 Connects With Ice Prince on ‘Ballers Only’

Listen to "Ballers Only" by Trippy King 20 and Ice Prince.

Swazi rapper Trippy King 20 recently released his collaboration with Nigerian rapper Ice Prince. The single sees the two lay down bars over a bassline as big their personalities, and airy pads that creep between eerie strings.

The song's title speaks for itself. Poor you and I probably won't relate to the lyrics (Ice Prince raps, "I just touched down in Swaziland/ I just spent about a hundred grand"). But that doesn't stop us from jamming to it outside the ballers' club.

Listen to "Ballers Only" below and download it here.

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Photo: Single cover art courtesy of Emerald East

Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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