Wizkid Has A Song With R. Kelly, And You Can Hear It Now

Nigerian superstar Wizkid features on "I Just Want To Thank You," a track from R. Kelly's new album 'The Buffet.'

(Editor's note: Since this post went up, the Okayafrica office has been discussing exactly how and whether to cover R. Kelly given his past allegations of child abuse. Can a great artist be a bad person? Of course. But what does responsible coverage look like? Leave us your thoughts in the comments.)

You read that right. Wizkid is featured on “I Just Want To Thank You,” a bonus track on R. Kelly’s new album The Buffet. The guitar-driven dance tune sees the Nigerian superstar and the R&B singer trading bars about doing the wine & dancing to calypso with their significant others.

Wizkid’s had a huge year across North America and Europe, sparked by Drake and Skepta’s remix of his hit “Ojuelegba.” Hear his verse on R. Kelly’s “I Just Want To Thank You” below via NotJustOk.

Photo credit should read KELVIN IKPEA/AFP via Getty Images

The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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