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Video: Usher x Sinkane x The Afghan Whigs 'Runnin'"

Watch Sudanese-bred Sinkane perform his upbeat single "Runnin'" with Usher and The Afghan Whigs live at SXSW.


Photo by Phillip Di Fiore

Over the weekend at Austin's SWSX music festival our dude Sinkane — who crafted one of the very first Africa In Your Earbuds mixtapes — was called onstage by none other than R&B prince Usher and indie-rock pioneers The Afghan Whigs to perform "Runnin'," a song we premiered here almost a year ago. Usher and Sinkane ran amok onstage, both jumping, gyrating and shouting the falsetto croons to Sinkane's single — and, yes, Usher and The Afghan Whigs knew every word and drum fill. Watch it below, starting at the 23-minute mark via FADER Fort.

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Watch Davido Perform 'Assurance' & 'Jowo' On Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Nigerian superstar performed for the late night American TV show.

Davido stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to give viewers a lively performance.

Backed by a full band, the Nigerian superstar kicked things off by playing A Good Time single "Assurance," which will reportedly be featured in the Coming 2 America soundtrack. After a quick interlude and set change—a king's throne appeared onstage—Davido and his band went into a medley of "Jowo," his A Better Time single.

Davido's been busy this year as he recently shared the music video for A Better Time's "The Best" alongside Mayorkun, was featured in the remix of Focalistic's "Ke Star," and collaborated with Teni on "For You."

Watch Davido's Jimmy Kimmel live performance of "Assurance" and "Jowo (Medley) below.

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