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Listen to 2 New Songs from Wizkid: ‘Fever’ and ‘Master Groove’

Wizkid drops not one but two new singles on Nigeria's Independence Day.

On Nigeria's Independence Day, Wizkid has released two singles, which are his first this year.

The first single, titled "Fever," is built on breezy pads, while a saxophone by Tosin makes it even wider and richer. The song is produced by Blaq Jerzee.

In the second single, "Master Groove," which leans towards dancehall and is produced by Phantom, Wiz summons his girl to the dancefloor over a prominent guitar riff.

Related: Listen to New Wizkid Songs From His Surprise 2019 EP 'Soundman Vol. 1'


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New Fela Kuti Reissues & Box Set Are Coming This Year

Partisan Records has shared initial news of upcoming Fela 50th anniversary reissues and a new box set on the way.

Fela Kuti fans have a lot to look forward to this year as Partisan Records (home to Fela's catalog) has announced plans to release special reissues of two 1971 albums: London Scene and Live! With Ginger Baker, the classic album in which Fela and his band Africa '70 where joined by the Cream drummer.

The label has also said they plan to release the fifth installment in their ongoing Fela vinyl reissue box set series, which are handpicked by notable names in the music world. Previous volumes have been curated by Erykah Badu, Questlove, and Brian Eno.

Partisan has also shared that they will also be launching a scholarship program at Fela's alma mater, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, in London this year. The label will be sharing more information on all of that exciting Fela Kuti 2021 news soon, so keep and eye out.

In the meantime, Fela Kuti is currently leading the fan vote for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can head here to cast a daily ballot for the afrobeat legend. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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