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Wale, Don Jazzy, Olamide And Reekado Banks Team Up For 'Allelu'

Download Maybach Music Group rapper Wale's "Allelu," a Nigerian collaboration with Don Jazzy, Olamide, and Reekado Banks.


Maybach Music Group rapper Wale comes through with a star-packed Nigerian collaboration in "Allelu." Wale, who was born in Washington, D.C. to Yoruba parents, is joined by Mavin Records CEO/producer Don Jazzy, YBNL head Olamide, Reekado Banks on a guitar-laced, heavily-percussive beat by Maleek Berry. The MMG rapper goes in, boasting about his D.C. to London to Lagos connects and "Yoruba crew." Wale's no stranger to Naija collaborations, he's previously dropped the Nigerian soccer anthem "Make Us Proud" with Olamide and "Nobody But You" alongside Wizkid. Stream and download Wale, Don Jazzy, Olamide and Reekado Banks' "Allelu" below.

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>>>Download: Wale, Don Jazzy, Olamide & Reekado "Allelu"

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