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Wizkid’s “Ginger” and “Essence” hold down the top 2 spot on UK Afrobeat Charts

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Ginger by Wizkid and Burna Boy peaks at the top spot of UK Afrobeat Charts while Essence by Wizkid and Tems moves to the second spot.

Ginger previously peaked at No. 2 while Essence at No. 3 on the charts but it was projected for the collaborative effort between two of Nigeria’s finest exporters of music to eventually become number one someday.

Ginger displaces Yxng Bane featuring D-Block Europe “Cut Me Off” from the No. 1 position, moving two spaces to become this week’s No. 1 song on the UK Afrobeat Charts. Both Ginger and Essence are both featured on Wizkid’s October released ‘Made In Lagos’.

The Top 10 songs on this week’s chart can be seen below:

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Larry Gaga, Tekno, Tiwa Savage and others have their songs featured on the soundtrack for American movie – ‘Coming 2 America’

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Rhythms of Zamunda (Music Inspired by the Amazon Original Movie: Coming 2 America), the soundtrack for the modern-day version of 1988 movie, Coming to America, rightly titled—‘Coming 2 America’—is a celebration of Africa and its musical talents, featuring Africa’s finest from South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Cameroon and more.

On the Nigerian talents tapped for Rhythms of Zamunda (Music Inspired by the Amazon Original Movie: Coming 2 America), we have Larry Gaga, Highlife duo Umu Obiligbo, Tekno, Oxlade, rising star Alpha P, producer TMXO, and Tiwa Savage.

Right from the second track, ‘Owo Ni Koko’, Nigerian producer Larry Gaga and Igbo Highlife duo Umu Obiligbo set the tone for the Nigerian featured artistes while Tekno’s Afro-Pop dance banger, ‘Skeletun’ makes it on track 4 on the soundtrack.

Although Oxlade does not have an original song of his featured on the soundtrack, he however lands a guest verse on South African Pop sensation, Tellaman’s ‘Overdue’.

Rising acts, Alpha P and producer TMXO team up on the Hip-Hop record – ‘Jiggy Bop’. Tiwa Savage closes the Nigerian appearance on the soundtrack by having SA’s DJ Ganyani make an Amapiano rendition of the R&B track off of 2020’s Celia album – ‘Dangerous Love’.

To listen to all these songs from Nigeria’s finest and the entire Rhythms of Zamunda (Music Inspired by the Amazon Original Movie: Coming 2 America) soundtrack, check below:

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Niniola drops 5-track EP – ‘6th Heaven’

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Afrohouse songstress, Niniola, known for releasing energetic dance records, defies her norm by releasing a 5-track R&B/Soul EP, titled—6th Heaven.

Cover artwork for 6th Heaven EP.

On 6th Heaven, Niniola not only showed her marvelous vocal range but proved to listeners she can make records that aren’t Afro-house/Afrobeat and that she showcased on a high note (literally).

Tracklist for 6th Heaven EP

6th Heaven is Nini releasing electrifying sensual performances through music. On the first track, ‘The One’, Niniola ticked all boxes reminiscent of a young Whitney Houston on ‘I Will Always Love You’; the second track is her boastfully assuring to literally take her sexual partner to a state, she calls ‘6th Heaven’.

One thing that also stands out on 6th Heaven is Niniola’s pen game. The songs are well written and she stayed on topic through out the entire length of each song and the EP by extension; maintaining the core all through the five tracks: love, sex and relationship.

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Tattooing Bob Risky on the body might just be the latest way to make money – Twitter NG reacts to Bob Risky gifting three fans money for tattooing her on their bodies

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Infamous Nigerian LGBTQ endorser, Bob Risky is trending yet again for welcoming three fans – a male and two females – to his house for taking fanatics to another level— tattooing her name on their bodies.

In the viral video, Bob Risky is seen showing off her fans for the acts done towards him and gifting them large sum of money while promising them dinner later in the week, slated for Saturday; one fan, a young guy had Bob Risky’s face drawn on his arm, close to his palm while the ladies had Bob Risky’s name inscribed on their laps.

Reactions from the viral video have been mixed with the majority of it alluding to a new money making scheme – having Bob Risky’s tattoos on one’s body and we have Twitter NG to thank for it. Let’s see of the hilarious and best reactions by means of text and memes to the recent Bob Risky’s tattoo trend:

Others, however, do not take pleasure in catching cruise and outrightly condemn acts such having tattoos of a popular figure like Bob Risky with the sole aim of cashing out through it.

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