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Yemi Alade's 'Johnny' Is The Most Viewed Nigerian Music Video On Youtube

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Yemi Alade's smash hit "Johnny" has become the highest-viewed Nigerian music video on Youtube, according to NotJustOk.

At nearly 79 million views, "Johnny" has narrowly surpassed P-Square's "Personally," which previously held the 'most watched' title for Nigerian artists.


Yemi Alade's music video, which was uploaded back in 2014, follows the cheating "Johnny"—played by Nigerian actor/model Alex Ekubo—as he lies about his flings with several women.

The afropop star singer's announced the release of her third studio album, Black Magic, which is due later this year. It'll be the follow-up to 2016's Mama Africa (The Diary of An African Woman).

Relive the magic of the "Johnny" video, and its Selebobo-produced beat, below.


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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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