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Wizkid Drops 'African Bad Gyal' Featuring Chris Brown

Wizkid has released the official version of his previously leaked collaboration with Chris Brown, "African Bad Gyal."

DIASPORA—Wizkid's upcoming mixtape Sounds from the Other Side is set to drop next month. In the mean time, Starboy has released the official version of his previously leaked collaboration with Chris Brown, "African Bad Gyal."

Wizkid sings "African bad gyal, baby don't change your style gyal," atop blazing, uptempo production. Chris Brown joins in on the second verse, though we can't really place what accent he was going for.

We could have done without an appearance from Chris Brown, for a number of well-known reasons, but the song is a banger nonetheless. It will likely be a mainstay on playlists this summer.

Listen to "African Bad Gyal" below. You can preorder Wizkid's "Sounds from the Other Side" before it drop on July 14.


Ugandan Sports Maven Usher Komugisha Is Preparing To Spread Her Wings

After successfully commentating at the recent Basketball Africa League held in Kigali, award-winning sports journalist and analyst Usher Komughisha is dead set on pursuing a new challenge.

Most times, when we think of sports industry personalities, especially in Africa, the first name that springs to mind is usually that of a male. Women, however, are increasingly breaking barriers and taking up their rightful positions everywhere in society. And it's so inspiring to watch!

Usher Komugisha continues to defy the odds, and she is rising to become a household name in the sports industry in Africa. If you followed the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) competition that kicked off on May 16, 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda, then you definitely know who we are talking about. With great power, control and a unique voice, Usher commanded the attention of basketball lovers in the 215 countries it was broadcasted to.

Usher's bubbly personality, which shone through when I first contacted her telephonically, brought warmth, a sense of comfort and for a minute it felt like we'd been friends for eternity. Below, she fills us in on her sports career and (near) future plans...

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