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Wizkid in his video for "Joro"

Wizkid Drops New Single 'Joro'

Listen to the new Northboi-produced track and watch its accompanying music video.

Wizkid returns on Nigerian Independence Day with the drop of his new song, "Joro." The track sees the Nigerian superstar delivering his signature vocals over a head-nodding mid-tempo beat produced by Northboi. Joro premiered on Ebro's Apple Music Beats 1 radio show. It follows the recent release of Starboy's first solo single of 2019, "Ghetto Love."

Earlier this year, Wizkid's kept busy with big features including including "Brown Skin Girl" with Beyoncé on Lion King: The Gift, "I like" with Kojo Funds and "Dis Love" with DJ Spinall and Tiwa Savage,

Watch the video, read the lyrics and find out how to download Joro, below.

Wizkid - Joro (Official Video)

The accompanying music video follows Wizkid and a companion as they dance seperately across candle-lit rooms, hair salons and the streets of Lagos. It features actress/dancer Georgia Curtis showing off her moves in a sensual but lonely interpretive dance that takes place in these everyday environments. Devoid of people and missing a physical connection between the two leads, the video gives a song about bumping and grinding a melancholy backdrop. We hope Wizkid

Wizkid explains the meaning of Joro—it's slang.

After telling BBC host Julie Adenuga that Joro actually means nothing he admits it's a shortening of the Yoruba slang "joromi" meaning "come let's enjoy."

Lyrics: Joro by Wizkid (2019)

Joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro
Je a-joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro
Je a-joro, joro, joro-o, joro-oo, joro, joro, joro
Omoh-joro, je a-joro oo, oh ohh oh

Hell-yeahI don't wanna, lose you this time
I will never, no time
Omoge, na wini-wini wana-wana
Your love dey do me one time
Oh, my omoge di mo mi
Show me how you feeling this night
Omoh say your love, say na wini-wini wana-wana
Your love dey do me this night, yeahI need your grace, ahnn (ma je kon mo)

Me never relent, ahnn (ma je kon mo)
My love no get shame, ahnn (ma je kon mo)
No matter the case, ahnn (ma je kon mo)
Say my music be the best, ahnn (ma je kon mo)
Na sweet-sweet best, ahnn (ma je kon mo)
Say my love no get shame, ahnn (ma je kon mo)
For you I dey, ahnn (oouu-woohh)Every night, every day
Every day, me go need my baby to call on me
Close to me, yeah yeah
By the time, when you dey
When you dey wake up in the morning, meehn I dey by your side
For real, make you fall for me, yeah

Oya, je a-joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro
Je a-joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro
Je a-joro, ohh woah

Aah, you wan kill pesin?
Ahh-aah, mo gbe oo, mo gbe oo, ahhThis kind love
E dey do my body ta-nana
E dey make me wan dey your life for wa-nana
You yeah, ooh yeah
This kind love
Say e dey do my body ta-nana oo
E dey make me wan dey around you now-now-now
Dance to my konto make you pana-na, oh lawd Joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro
Jaara-joro, never leave mee
When I need you by my side
Omooh, waa je-a soco
When you can oo
When you can, omoh
Omooh, waa je-a soco
Me, I go love you all day
Love you all night, all the time-yeah

Joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro
Je a-joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro, joro
Je a-joro, joro, joro-o, joro-oo, joro, joro, joro
Omoh-joro, je a-joro oo, oh ohh oh, yeah yeah

Oh lawd
Deep down, baby girl, I know you wanna deep-ride pon it
Every night, she say she just wan dey climb on it
See her skin boom with dimple design on it, woah
Whine, baby girl, I know you wanna deep-ride pon it
Every night, she say she just wan dey climb on it
See her skin boom with dimple design on it, woahJoro, omoh-joro one time now
Ughn-ughn-ughn, na so e dey, omoh
Omoh-joro two time, two time, two times oh
Omoh-joro, one time, one time ooh-oh
Omoge, wa ba mi joro two time, two time, yeahStarboy
Oshe joor

How to download Joro by Wizkid

There are a number of good ways to download Joro by Wizkid straight to your device. Using Itunes you can purchase the song directly or you could use the subscription service Apple Music to download Joro directly to your phone. For Android users, the streaming service Spotify allows you to save songs like Joro to your phone's memory along with whole playlists if you like. Youtube music also now allows users to save videos to their devices for offline playback. Whichever way you do it, make sure there's enough room on your phone.

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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

Reekado Banks - Ozumba Mbadiwe (Lyric Video) www.youtube.com

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