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Listen to Wizkid & His Starboy Crew's New Single 'Soco'

Wizkid's first release of 2018 is a total banger.

Wizkid's been teasing the hashtag #soco across his social media pages for almost a month now and now we know why.

"Soco" is the new Northboi-produced single from the Nigerian superstar, which sees him team up with three artists off his Starboy label crew: new signee Terri (who got signed recently after tagging Wizkid in an Instagram video), Spotless, and Ceeza Milli.


The track is the lead single from Made in Lagos, a newly-announced forthcoming EP from the Starboy crew.

Get into "Soco" below, this one will definitely get you moving.

Read: The 20 Essential Wizkid Songs


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11 Rwandan Artists You Should Be Listening To

Musicians like Bushali, Kivumbi King, Rita Ange Kagaju, and Alyn Sano have been putting their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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