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Wizkid’s Album Is Here, And It Features Chris Brown, Trey Songz, TY Dolla $ign, Drake, Bucie and Major Lazer

Stream Nigerian pop star Wizkid's long-awaited new album, Sounds From The Other Side, now.

NIGERIA–After massive singles such as “Come Closer,” “Daddy Yo” and “Naughty Ride,” Nigerian pop star Wizkid's highly anticipated album, Sounds from the Other Side, is here.


The star-studded album, which is Wizkid's first album under RCA Records, features the likes of Drake, Major Lazer, Chris Brown, Ty Dolla $ign, Bucie and Trey Songz.

The 12-track album is a follow-up to 2014’s Ayo, and based on one listen, shows growth, as the artist dabbles into different soundscapes beyond regular afrobeats.

You can stream Sounds from the Other Side below on Spotify, Apple Music, and on Wizkid’s VEVO channel. Purchase the album on iTunes here.

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South African Rapper 25K Drops 'Pheli Makaveli (Intro)' After Signing With Sony Music

Pretoria rapper 25K has released his highly anticipated single "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)" to launch pre-orders for his upcoming titular debut album Pheli Makaveli.

Pretoria's trap rapper 25K has announced that he is officially signed with Sony Music Entertainment Africa. Following months of teasing fans, 25K has finally delivered "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)", a single off his upcoming debut album Pheli Makaveli. The song is a bass-dropping, energy tripping-single that is expected of an artist who just broke into international markets. Curated by hip-hop artist Zoocci Coke Dope, the Pheli Makaveli album is due to drop at the end of July, following the release of two more singles "Hustler's Prayer" and "Trap Jumpin''.

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