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Yemi Alade Connects With Rick Ross For 'Oh My Gosh' (Remix)

Listen to the new remix below.

Yemi Alade, the queen of afrobeats, comes through with a top-tier collaboration in the new remix to "Oh My Gosh" featuring Rick Ross.

"Oh My Gosh," which was initially released last year, is a sweet ballad, that sees Yemi singing about a lover that makes her feel overwhelmingly good. It sees Yemi departing from her usual dance-inducing afrobeat sound, and delivering a more sensual one that highlights her honeyed vocals.

This new remix sees the American rapper and Maybach Music founder jumping on to deliver an enjoyable verse full of all the Rick Ross-isms we've come to expect: hopping on private planes, riding in Porsches, and icing out everything.

Read: 7 Reasons Why Yemi Alade Is a Music Video Icon


The single was previously paired with a music video last year that follows Yemi as she gets gifted some fancy cars, parties with her girls in a pool and mansion, and eventually proceeds to get pulled over.

Rick Ross actually collaborated with another Nigerian star act, P-Square, years ago for "Beautiful Onyinye.'

Yemi Alade headlined OkayAfrica's "Mzansi Heat and Naija Beats" concert in New York City last year. Check out some videos from that show underneath.

The "Oh My Gosh" remix will reportedly be featured on Yemi Alade's upcoming album, Woman Of Steel, listen to it below.

YEMI ALADE FT RICK ROSS - OH MY GOSH [REMIX] youtu.be



OkayAfrica's Mzansi Heat & Naija Beats at Lincoln Center Out of Doors youtu.be


A Day in the Life of Yemi Alade | Presented by Uber youtu.be

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Hugh Masekela's New York City Legacy

A look back at the South African legend's time in New York City and his enduring presence in the Big Apple.

In Questlove's magnificent documentary, Summer of Soul, he captures a forgotten part of Black American music history. But in telling the tale of the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, the longtime musician and first-time filmmaker also captures a part of lost South African music history too.

Among the line-up of blossoming all-stars who played the Harlem festival, from a 19-year-old Stevie Wonder to a transcendent Mavis Staples, was a young Hugh Masekela. 30 years old at the time, he was riding the wave of success that came from releasing Grazing in the Grass the year before. To watch Masekela in that moment on that stage is to see him at the height of his time in New York City — a firecracker musician who entertained his audiences as much as he educated them about the political situation in his home country of South Africa.

The legacy Masekela sowed in New York City during the 1960s remains in the walls of the venues where he played, and in the dust of those that are no longer standing. It's in the records he made in studios and jazz clubs, and on the Manhattan streets where he once posed with a giant stuffed zebra for an album cover. It's a legacy that still lives on in tangible form, too, in the Hugh Masekela Heritage Scholarship at the Manhattan School of Music.

The school is the place where Masekela received his education and met some of the people that would go on to be life-long bandmates and friends, from Larry Willis (who, as the story goes, Masekela convinced to give up opera for piano) to Morris Goldberg, Herbie Hancock and Stewart Levine, "his brother and musical compadre," as Mabusha Masekela, Bra Hugh's nephew says.

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