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Wizkid Jumps on Two New Metro Boomin Songs With Swae Lee, J Balvin and Offset

Starboy joins the popular producer on "Borrowed Love" and "Only You" from his new album "Not All Heroes Wear Capes."

WIzkid is on a serious roll. After dropping the Tiwa Savage assisted video for "Fever" late last month, appearing on Calvin Harris' and Normani's "Checklist" after that, and jumping on a the new collaborative track "Supa" with Ghanaian duo R2Bees just yesterday, the afrobeats titan appears on two new songs from star hip hop producer Metro Boomin off his newly released album "Not All Heroes Wear Capes."

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

Wizkid revealed that he was working on new music with the "Bad & Boujee" producer back in July. Today we get to hear him on the new tracks "Borrowed Love" and "Only You"


On the Swae Lee (of Rae Sremmurd) led song "Borrowed Love," Wizkid provides a memorable verse about halfway through, as the two sing about a sad breakup. The understated production draws out both singer's unique vocals.

"Only You" sees Wizkid taking the reigns, opening the song with a verse about to the girl. Migos rapper Offset joins in the second verse, and Colombian reggeaton singer J Balvin joins in later, delivering sultry lyrics sung in Spanish. They make for a pretty infectious trio.

Metro Boomin's "Not All Heroes Wear Capes" features a host of star musicians including Drake, Travis Scott, Gucci Mane, Young Thug and more. Listen to the full album here and check out both Wizkid-assisted tracks below.

Metro Boomin - Borrowed Love feat. Swae Lee & Wizkid [Not All Heroes Wear Capes] youtu.be


Metro Boomin - Only You feat. Wizkid, Offset & J Balvin [Not All Heroes Wear Capes] youtu.be

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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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The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (February)

Featuring Stonebwoy, KiDi, Kuami Eugene, Sarkodie, Efya, Shatta Wale and more.

In the world of Ghanaian music things have kicked into full gear. This month we had a very dope selection of songs, and all our favorite artists made the cut. Singles on point, visuals on point, collabs on deck, so what else is there left to do? Enjoy the music! Here we bring you the best Ghanaian songs that dropped during the month. Check them out below.

Follow our GHANA WAVE playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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Watch Adekunle Gold and Patoranking's Retro Visuals for 'Pretty Girl'

Adekunle Gold and Patoranking are serving vintage luxe aesthetics in the new music video for their 'Pretty Girl' collaboration.

Adekunle Gold has recently shared the visuals for his "Pretty Girl" collaboration with fellow Nigerian artist, Patoranking. The track features on his 10-track Afro Pop, Vol.1 album which dropped last year. The new music video, which was directed by Olu The Wave, is a fun and vibrant conceptualisation of the song's energy and central message about a pretty girl who's admittedly put them under a spell.
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