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Listen to Zoocci Coke Dope and Ami Faku’s New Single ‘Regrets’

Zoocci Coke Dope and Ami Faku connect on new single 'Regrets.'

As announced last week, "Regrets" arrived today. The idea of a collaboration between South African hip-hop artist Zoocci Coke Dope and Afro soul singer Ami Faku was intriguing because no one could predict what it would sound like.


"Regrets" is somber in mood, as it's built over a gloomy piano. Ami Faku's verse glides over the keys, before the drums kick in with Zoocci's verse.

The two artists sing about betrayal from different perspectives. Among other things, Ami Faku speaks about being let down by a lover, singing:

"I stay hoping you will change/ But I am a fool
Only time will tell/ Tell me how much I mean to you/ And all your friends are gone"

Zoocci speaks on the shadiness of the game, how people are easy to switch sides when your life changes. He sings:

"Ain't it crazy how your life can just change?/ Or how people wanna switch up for a chunk change/ I wanna feed the fam, y'all can have the fame/ And niggas taking shots, niggas take a name/ Bunch of lil niggas trynna make a name"

"Regrets" is one of many singles Zoocci will be releasing through the label Vth Season, which Ami Faku is also signed to.

"I've partnered with one of my favourite artists right now, Ami Faku," says Zoocci about "Regrets" in a press release. The song has been a year in the making, with Ami Faku expressing her gratitude towards Zoocci for working with her a year ago before she barely had a buzz.

Stream "Regrets" by Zoocci Coke Dope and Ami Faku below:



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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

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