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Watch 2Baba and Burna Boy's New Music Video for 'We Must Groove'

The music video is the first from the new tracks appearing on 2Baba's latest album 'Warriors'.

2Baba recently dropped his latest album titled Warriors. The 13-track album, the follow-up to his 2014 effort Ascension, features Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Olamide, Wizkid, Peruzzi and several other music heavyweights.

The Nigerian superstar now releases the first music video (from the new tracks appearing on the album) for his collaboration with Burna Boy titled "We Must Groove".


Listen to 2Baba's New 13-Track Album 'Warriors'

Shot by Patrick Ellis, the visuals for "We Must Groove" see the artists taking their reggae-inspired bop back to the streets. There is a notable use of vibrant colors, both in the outfits of the featured characters and their surroundings, which aligns well with the overall mid-tempo and bouncy feel of the song.

We see 2Baba in various shots ranging from the front of an apartment building, the bustling streets of the city and then finally on a rooftop somewhere with Burna Boy.

Many of the scenes depict people on the move and purposefully so. This echoes the lyrical content of the track whose central message is that of coming together, overcoming obstacles and keeping it moving in spite of challenges: "We must groove o we go groove/As long as long as your blessed to de function/We go move o we go move/It don't matter where you come from".

It's a straightforward music video with an almost nostalgic 90s feel to it.

Watch the music video for "We Must Groove" below:

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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

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