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Wizkid Gives Thanks In 'Amin'

Wizkid drops his latest single "Amin," a thanks-filled dance joint produced by Maleek Berry.


StarBoy Wizkid is on a prolific roll this year with the release of another single, "Amin"(Yoruba for 'amen'), this week. Teetering between a prayer and a freestyle, Wizzy gives thanks for his blessings in this latest track that boasts Yoruba slang and reggae elements added in by South London producer & songwriter Maleek Berry. The two came together awhile ago for the track, and while it didn't make the cut in his sophomore AYO (Joy) album, "Amin" doesn't stray far from the album's original concept of nostalgia and draws similarities to Wizkid's reflective "Ojuelegba" track.  The Nigerian prince of pop recently released visuals to "Ojuelegba" and is currently in the works with production duo Legundary Beatz  on the visuals for "Oje." For more more Wizkid, check out "Oh Baby" featuring Ghanaian songstress Efya, as well as previous Ayo singles including: “Jaiye Jaiye” featuring Femi Kuti,”Show You the Money,” “Joy,” and “Bombay.” Stream "Amin" below.

>>>Download: Wizkid "Amin" [Prod. by Maleek Berry]

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How You Can Help Nigeria’s #EndSARS Protests

We round up some ways you can support the movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

Widespread protests against Nigeria's notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are becoming more of a revolution. The movement is an outcry from youths demanding a general reform of the country, majorly characterized by poor governance, with a focus on the harassment and assaults committed by SARS. The movement has been raging through the city of Lagos for the past three weeks, as protesters home and abroad have taken to the streets in masses to express their keen dissatisfaction.

Hashtags like #EndSARS, #EndPoliceBrutality, and #EndBadGovernanceInNigeria have brandished across all social media platforms to amplify the voices of the youth people fighting back. These hashtags have, in turn, gained traction with the help of celebrities like singers Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Beyoncé, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and many others. Nigerian stars, Falz, Runtown, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, and many more also joined in the movement, as many of them took to the streets with placards.

To date, the peacefully protesting Nigerians' needs have not been met. With said needs not being satisfied as they demand justice for lives lost due to the brutal and corrupt practices of police officers.

We have rounded up some ways you can support this movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

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