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Drake & Skepta Join Wizkid On Surprise 'Ojuelegba' Remix

OVO Sound Radio premieres a remix of Wizkid's "Ojuelegba" featuring Drake and Skepta.


Drake and his Canadian squad's OVO Sound Radio made its debut on Beats 1 on Apple Music earlier tonight. The two-hour program started off with a set by Drake's co-manager, Oliver El-Khatib. In a surprise turn of events the OVO Sound co-founder dropped a remix of Wizkid's Legendury Beatz-produced, feel-good anthem "Ojuelegba" featuring none other than Drake and British-born grime rapper Skepta, who reflects on his own Nigerian background with his verse. According to NotJustOK, "Skepta played this track for Drake while he was out in the UK for the Wireless festival and Drake decided to lay his verse on it." The song, a standout off the Naija Starboy's 2014 album Ayo, was previously remixed by Sarkodie back in March. Listen to Wizkid's "Ojuelegba Remix" featuring Drake and Skepta along with the full first episode of OVO Sound Radio below. In related news, Wizzy's birthday is coming up this week (July 16th). In the lead-up, revisit our list of the Top 10 Wizkid Songs.

Update 7/15: Hear the official version of the "Ojuelegba" remix below, which Skepta just uploaded on his souncloud. That's the official single art above as well.

When drake jumps on ur record! big up my man @skeptagram love brother! Africa to the world! @champagnepapi love!

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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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