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Wizkid Has a New Single With Drake

Wizkid announces that he's got a new song collaboration with Drake.

Wizkid's got something in the works with Drake.


The Nigerian Starboy tweeted that him and the 6 God's new project is about to shut everybody down.

Sources close to the artists are saying that the collaboration he's referring to will be a new track from the two stars, NotJustOk reports.

It's rumored to be the first single from Wizkid's upcoming new album.

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

As you know, Wizkid recently signed a record breaking deal with Sony Music/RCA, reportedly the biggest deal ever signed by an African artist.

The Nigerian star also teased collaborations with Alicia Keys and Sean Paul a few months ago. He more recently got into a light squabble over The Weeknd using "Starboy" as the name of his album and single.

Now, we all know what Wizkid and Drake can do when they collaborate. If this new track has anything close to the impact of "One Dance," we're definitely in for another massive hit.

Keep your eyes peeled for this one.

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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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