Nigeria’s Wizkid drops Sounds From the Other Side LP Nigerian superstar, Wizkid, has prepped fans with a run of singles including “Come Closer” and “African Bad Gyal.” The singer/songwriter also topped the U.S. charts with Drake’s 2016 hit “One Dance.” Now, he drops his new album, Sounds From the Other Side. The 12-track album is a follow-up to 2014’s Ayo . . .
WizKid‘s Sounds From The Other Side project is scheduled to be released on July 14th. Ahead of that, he drops “African Bad Gyal” featuring Chris Brown. With this follow up to “Come Closer” ft. Drake, he delivers an infectious rhythm designed to get you on your feet for a good time. Stream below and pre-order the . . .
Last Thursday, WizKid gave us the official audio for “Come Closer” ft. Drake. Now, we have the visuals to back it up. I love a song or video where the artist is in their zone and having fun. Wiz seems to be enjoying every scene and that makes it all the better for the fans . . .
A track called “Hush Up The Silence” made it’s way online with WizKid and Drake last January and then later debuted on OVO Sound Radio. Now, we have the CDQ of an official song titled “Come Closer.” “Come Closer” serves as the first single off Wizkid’s forthcoming third album, Sounds From the Other Side, to be released through RCA . . .
Justine Skye delivers a very sensual performance of “U Don’t Know” for video co-star Machine Gun Kelly in her new release. The song features Nigerian big name Wizkid, and is backed by an infectious rhythm. Don’t watch this one if you’re trying to stay focused at work. Watch “U Don’t Know” below.
Roc Nation’s Justine Skye unleashes her new single “U Don’t Know” ft. Wizkid. Justine finds herself fearing the unknown with her outcome in someone else’s hands. “I try to keep my cool, but it’s too hard to tell it/You play me for a fool, your heart finally felt it” In an interview with Billboard, Justine . . .
STARBOYMusic’s Wizkid has added another noteworthy entry to his rapidly expanding discography. Originally rising to fame in the realm of Afrobeat music, Wizkid has made 2016 his breakout year to mainstream radio. Gaining more attention from his collaborations with Drake in “Ojuelegba” and “One Dance,” he has gone on to work with more notably successful artists such as Chris Brown . . .
Tinie Tempah brings along Wizkid on a trip to the Dominican Republic to shoot the official video for “Mamacita.” It’s a festive scene from barrio to mansion scenes full of beautiful women and good vibes. ‘I stop the world… World STOP.’ 🌍 ‘MAMACITA’ ft @wizkidayo Video out TODAY! 👀 A photo posted by Tinie Tempah . . .
It’s starting to sound something like Shabba all over again. At first, I thought I was going crazy or having a case of Déjà vu. Didn’t Chris Brown this song already?! Alas, I am well. It turns out that Wizkid has released his own version of “Shabba.” This time around, Chris Brown still remains on the track, . . .
Tinie Tempah fans have their hearts set on this upcoming fall as the artist’s Youth album is set to drop in September. He drops a new single, “Mamacita” featuring Wizkid, to continue the build of anticipation. Eternal. 🔊 ‘YOUTH’ out 16.09.16. Pre-Order the album via link in bio #YOUTHALBUM 👑 A photo posted by Tinie . . .
This past weekend we were bombarded with a tremendous amount of new music. In the midst of all the fresh releases, Nigerian superstar Wizkid released his summer-ready single, “Like This,” via OVO Radio. Produced by another African heavy hitter, Dj Henry X, this song infuses afrobeat influences with a hip-hop vibe that compliments Wizkid’s vocals. As he floats . . .
Excuse me? Three of the most influential artists out – Drake, Jay Z and Kanye West are on one song together in 2016? To be honest, I didn’t think the gravitational repulsion of these three egos would ever allow such a thing to happen, but “Pop Style” is here. Suffice it to say that Jay . . .
Depending on how you look at it, DJs can be either gatekeepers or bridges. Instagram They can choose, simply, not to play a song. Or, through a beautiful array of techniques- the beatmatch, the mix, the remix, just to name a few- they can introduce new sounds to different markets. Nigeria’s DJ Spinall is one . . .
As people move, so does music, borrowing and blending to reflect the different pieces of our global identities. Music is dynamic. In Nigeria today, this is afrobeats, a broad term used to describe Nigeria’s pop music. Rooted in Fela Kuti’s afrobeat, afrobeats plays with a broad array of genres, including hip hop, dancehall, grime, highlife, . . .
We got teased with Wale‘s “Fish n Grits” with Travis Scott a while back, but now we have the final version. His forthcoming SHINE album is on the way and we have an official release date set for May 5th. Stream “Fish n Grits” and check out the SHINE track list below. Track list 1. Thank God . . .