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Wizkid Officially Releases 'Come Closer' Featuring Drake

Wizkid and Drake's highly anticipated collaboration "Come Closer," is now available for streaming.

Wizkid and Drake's latest collaboration "Come Closer," has been a long time coming.


It first leaked back in January—at the time it was called "Hush Up the Silence." Wizkid teased that track again in February during an episode of OVO Sound Radio, and earlier this week he took to Instagram to hint at—what looked like—a possible music video release for the song, set to premiere today.

That wasn't quite the case, yet.

What has dropped today, however, is an official version of the track, which is now available for streaming on Apple Music and Spotify.

You've probably heard it by now, but if not, you can have a listen below. We're still keeping our fingers crossed for a video to drop!

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Photo: Kelenna Ogboso.

These Women Are Breaking Boundaries In Nigeria's Creative Spaces

We speak to five women about their work and contributions to Nigerian society & creative spaces, despite their patriarchal nature.

"African women in general need to know that it's ok for them to be the way they are–to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence" —Wangarĩ Muta Maathai

These words prompt one to think about how terrible a job the media does in sharing the stories of African women. As journalists, our work is based on telling African stories, and the gap of female stories is a very apparent one that needs filling. It's important to have an environment that appreciates fearless and unapologetic women chasing their dreams and breaking the boundaries before them.

We caught up with Toketemu Ohwovoriole, a multimedia storyteller & journalist; Solis, a singer, songwriter, poet, & muse; Lauretta Yemoja, a beauty artist and rapper/singer; Tiwa Pearl, a dancer and creative; and Oyinkansola Dada, an art curator and founder of art gallery Polartics, to talk about their careers.

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