#BumpThis: BankyOnDBeatz & Muyiwa’s “Island Fire”

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There’s so much new music being released that it’s hard for even the most loyal fans to wade through the trash to find the gems. That’s why we’ve created #BumpThis – a Friday series that features new songs, by and featuring Nigerians, that you absolutely need to hear.


For years, the talented producer, BankyOnDBeatz has been bringing out the absolute best in all the stars he’s worked with — an impressive list that includes Niniola, Lady Donli, Tomi Thomas and more.

Now, he’s teamed up with frequent collaborator, Muyiwa for a brand new project, Hard Guy — a 6-track EP that thoughtfully documents the aftermath of a painful breakup.

The standout track off the conceptually impressive record is “Island Fire”, an afro-house banger that finds Muyiwa singing about trying to escape the pain he feels.

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