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Watch the Accompanying Visuals to Blaq Jerzee and Wizkid's New Track 'Arizona'

Blaq Jerzee takes his collaboration with Wizkid to the desert in this new music video.

Blaq Jerzee has just dropped his new collaboration with Wizkid titled "Arizona" along with the accompanying visuals.

The Nigerian superstars are definitely hitting the ground running and setting the pace for what fans can expect music-wise this year.


Listen to "Arizona" on Apple Music or Spotify.

"Arizona" is a fun, mid-tempo banger which sees the duo's individual performances seamlessly flowing with one another.

The visuals which are shot in the desert, have both Blaq Jerzee and Wizkid navigating sand dunes on quad bikes. It's a straightforward video depicting the two artists just vibing out while surrounded by endless stretches of golden sands. Directed by Nelsonegh, whose continued aerial shots in several scenes add to the expansive feel of the location, the music video aligns well with the core themes of the song itself—hustling, chasing money and getting high.

The new track comes after the duo's previous collaboration titled "Blow" on Wizkid's 2019 EP Soundman Vol. 1 which was released late last year. The surprise project dropped just before the new year and left fans with some great music to carry them through the festive season.

Wizkid has since announced that the follow-up to that EP, Soundman Vol. 2, will drop sometime before his highly-anticipated upcoming album Made In Lagos (MIL).

Watch the music video for "Arizona" below:

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Interview: AYLØ Bridges His Music & Universe In the 'Clairsentience' EP

The Nigerian artist talks about trusting your gut feelings, remedying imposter syndrome and why our identity is best rooted in who we are, rather than what we do.

AYLØ's evolution as an artist has led him to view sensitivity as a gift. As the alté soundscape in the Nigerian scene gains significant traction, his laser focus cuts through the tempting smokescreen of commercial success. AYLØ doesn't make music out of need or habit. It all boils down to the power of feeling. "I know how I can inspire people when I make music, and how music inspires me. Now it's more about the message."

Clairsentience, the title of the Nigerian artist's latest EP, is simply defined as the ability to perceive things clearly. A clairsentient person perceives the world through their emotions. Contrary to popular belief, clairsentience isn't a paranormal sixth sense reserved for the chosen few, our inner child reveals that it's an innate faculty that lives within us before the world told us who to be.

Born in 1994 in Benin City, Nigeria, AYLØ knew he wanted to be a musician since he was six-years-old. Raised against the colorful backdrop of his dad's jazz records and the echoes of church choirs from his mother's vast gospel collections, making music isn't something anyone pushed him towards, it organically came to be. By revisiting his past to reconcile his promising future, he shares that, "Music is about your experiences. You have to live to write shit. Everything adds up to the music."

Our conversation emphasized the importance of trusting your gut feelings, how to remedy imposter syndrome and why our identity is best rooted in who we are, rather than what we do,

This interview has been edited for purposes of brevity and clarity.

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