#BumpThis: E Kelly & Joeboy’s “Oreke”

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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.


E Kelly — “Oreke” ft. Joeboy

After many years of solid work, E Kelly, the gifted producer who’s collaborated with the likes of Wizkid, Major Lazer and Mr Eazi, has finally dropped his debut project, No Secrets.

The 5-track EP includes strong assists from performers like Mr Eazi, Minz and King Perryy, but it’s the Joeboy-assisted “Oreke’ that emerges as the project’s most captivating effort.

On the track, Joeboy sings about a woman who’s practically perfect in every way. The rising star continues to impress on every song, but it’s E Kelly’s layered production work that steals this show.

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