#BumpThis: E Kelly & Joeboy’s “Oreke”

May 12, 2020

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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