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.

BUJU — “Mind Games”

The immensely talented BUJU is one of the rising stars we said is primed to dominate the afropop scene in 2020. With his new release, “Mind Games”, he seems more than ready to prove us right.

On the fantastic track, BUJU sings about a girl who supports him and never asks for more than he can give. The up-and-comer seems incapable of making a bad song, and “Mind Games” effortlessly reaffirms that.

J Hus – “Play Play” ft. Burna Boy

While Burna Boy soars on any collaboration, he seems especially in his element with J Hus (“Sekkle Down”, “Good Time”). Now, they’ve been reunited on “Play Play” – a standout off the rapper’s new LP, Big Conspiracy.

On “Play Play”, a very unconventional love song, we get J Hus skillfully rapping about girls and guns. Burna Boy also matches his energy, delivering a hook that elevates the track, making it their strongest collab yet.


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