Video: A Day in the Life of M.anifest

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M.anifest breaks downs his daily routine in this "mini doc" video trailing him through 24-Accra-hours. Highlights include home-cooked meals, 2-buck shape-ups and an overbearing hatred of traffic. The clip is sprinkled with spoken-word wizardry from the Ghana emcee on the likes of ping-pong ("table tennis is like rhyming; you need to get lost in focus and have precision while still having fun with it") and practice ("it's the difference between mundane and extraordinary, it's a beautiful communion amongst musicians"). Watch it above, the Immigrant Chronicles: Coming to America is out now.

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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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