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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

Yilian Canizares & Paul Beaubrun in "Noyé." Photo: Ben Depp.

The 13 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Makwa x Maraza x AKA, Joeboy, Zlatan, Nadia Nakia, TOBi x The Game, Yilian Canizares, Aewon Wolf and more.

Every week, we highlight the cream of the crop in music through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

Check out all of OkayAfrica's playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

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Trump Plans to Extend Travel Ban to Nigeria, Tanzania, Sudan, Eritrea & Three Other Countries

Here's what the travel ban could mean for these nations.

On Tuesday is was announced that Donald Trump's administration plans to extend its infamous travel ban to include seven new countries, many of them in Africa.

The countries named on the list, include Nigeria, Tanzania, Sudan and Eritrea, as well as Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, and the Eastern European nation of Belarus. Politico first broke the news.

According to The Washington Post, the move would likely not be a complete ban on citizens looking to enter the US, however it could place various visa restrictions on some government officials and on those seeking certain type of visitor and business visas.

Some nations could also be banned from participation in the diversity travel lottery program, which grants green cards. Trump has threatened to sack the program in the past.

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A-Reece Releases His Second Song of 2020 ‘Selfish [EXP 2]’

Listen to A-Reece's new song 'Selfish [EXP 2].'

A-Reece has released another song via SoundCloud. "Selfish" is a minimalist song with its beat consisting mostly of gnarled guitar strings and a pulsating bongo drum.

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