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Music Video: Yemi Alade – Boyz

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Award-winning Nigerian superstar Yemi Alade, who most recently contributed two tracks to Beyoncé’s The Lion King companion album, has premiered the video for her latest single, “BOYZ.

The uptempo Afropop track, which Okayafrica praises for its “booming production” courtesy of frequent collaborator Vtek, is the first new music from Yemi this year and is taken from her forthcoming fifth LP.

Poised for a U.S. breakthrough year, Yemi Alade is an artist, actress and entertainer of Yoruba and Igbo descent who has released four albums: King of Queens in 2014—whose hit single “Johnny” launched her to worldwide fame and has reached more than 100 million views on YouTube, Mama Africa (The Diary of an African Woman)in 2016, Black Magic in 2017 and Woman of Steel in 2019. Yemi also notably contributed two tracks to The Lion King: The Gift, curated by Beyoncé, and has collaborated with a number of global stars including Angelique Kidjo and Rick Ross.
Yemi’s breakout single “Johnny” made her the first African female artist to earn over 100 million views on Youtube and Vevo and is the most viewed video by an African female artist ever. From 2014 to 2016, she won the MTV Africa Music Award for Best Female twice and was a two-time nominee for Best International Actat the BET Awards and the MOBO Awards. With a massive social media following of nearly 15 million, partnerships with global brands like L’Oréal and Coca-Cola and numerous magazine cover shoots, Yemi Alade is one of the most ubiquitous names in African music. Her music has been lauded by Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Essence, The FADER and many more.
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Headie One Releases “Bigger Than Life” Featuring Dutch Rapper Frenna

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Today, UK drill pioneer Headie One releases brand new track, “Bigger Than Life,” along with an official music video. Take a listen to the track at all DSPs HERE.

Featuring the Dutch multi-platinum artist Frenna and production from Spanker, “Bigger Than Life” is the third track to be taken from Headie’s forthcoming European tape, following 22 Carats” with French rapper Gazo and Cloud” featuring German rapper Luciano.

Frenna comments on the collaboration “I always respected Headie and think he’s a great artist, we linked and it just clicked in the studio. We made a lot of shit happen and eventually ‘Bigger Than Life’ was born.”

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Frenna made his breakthrough in 2014 as part of the rap formation SFB (Strictly Family Business) and has had numerous #1 in the Netherlands including ‘Francis’ and ’’t Album Onderweg Naar ‘Het Album’’. His fifth solo album ‘Highest’ featuring breakthrough hit ‘Come Thru’ had a host of international artists on including Nigerian superstar Yemi Alade, British rapper Young Adz (D-Block Europe) and King Promise.

Headie’s as yet untitled new tape will be released over the summer and features rappers from a number of different European countries including France, Germany and the Netherlands. Each have their own unique story behind them and proves the King Of Drill’s ever increasing influence outside of his native UK.

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Music Video: Frank Naro featuring Goya Menor – I Like It

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Actor-turned-musician, Frank Naro’s latest single, “I Like It” sees him experimenting with the trending ‘Amapiano’ music phenomenon. (more…)

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Dr Cryme out with video for latest single, ‘Boafo’

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Hiplife artist, Dr Cryme  has released the music video for his latest single, ‘Boafo’. (more…)

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Mista Myles retells his midnight adventure on new single ‘Toxic Love’

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Mista Myles is in with his first release of the year today, ‘Toxic Love’ – a song about what would easily pass as an intense night in the Sin City, Vegas. Stream or download ‘Toxic Love’ across all major digital platforms here: https://ffm.to/6vr4ra9 (more…)

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WATCH: Dorolando drops visuals for ‘Desperado’

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Budding afro-fusion musician Dorolando has released the official video for his first single dubbed ‘Desperado’ off his upcoming ‘Oasis’ EP. (more…)

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Dorolando Releases Visuals for New Single ‘Desperado’

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Budding afro-fusion musician Dorolando has released the official video for his first single dubbed ‘Desperado’ off his upcoming ‘Oasis‘ EP. (more…)

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