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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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Xplosive's version of pop music takes the musical and technical chops he earned while producing boom bap, trap, Afrobeats and other styles, squeezing the best out of those skills and making something that can appeal to the masses.

Interview: Xplosive DJ Calls Many Places Home With His Debut Release ‘Plan B’

After years of working with other artists, South African-based producer Xplosive DJ shares his sound in his new project 'Plan B'.

It is difficult to place the producer/sound engineer Xplosive DJ when he talks. His tempered drawl could be from any East African country. His slang is distinctly Joburg, but a typically hood phrase falls out of his mouth before a suburbanism when he speaks. His accent fuses English, Arabic and Nubian intonations.

Xplosive DJ's recently released five-track debut project, Plan B, was produced and recorded over four years and makes the producer behind it even more difficult to locate, geographically and musically.

Born Ahmed Khaled Dahab in the Congo, raised in Sudan and living in South Africa since 2007, Xplosive grew up in a home where all four compass points of African music were familiar. He was drawn to reggae, hip-hop and dancehall on street sound systems as he grew up to develop his own musical taste.

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