#BumpThis: Fresh L’s “Head Dey” & Dice Ailes’ “Ginika”

October 30, 2019

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.


Fresh L — “Head Dey” ft. Dremo

With a solid EP and a few modest hits, Fresh L — one-third of DRB Lasgidi — had a pretty eventful 2018, both as a solo artist and a member of the pioneering group. Now, he’s back with his first single of the year, the Dremo-assisted “Head Dey”.

While Fresh L kills the opening verse, finding inventive ways to issue out standard-issue hip-hop brags, it’s Dremo who impresses the most. Handling the hook and the closing verse, the DMW star uses the track to remind everyone just how solid a rapper he is.

Dice Ailes — “Ginika”

It’s downright criminal that the versatile Dice Ailes isn’t already a much bigger star. He rarely ever falters on a track, whether he’s going solo or merely supporting someone else, and the latest proof of this is his catchy new single: “Ginika”

Produced by Kel P, “Ginika” finds Dice obsessing over the size of a woman’s ass. Sure, it’s not the most thematically original and the cover art is in very poor taste, but the song itself excels thanks to great production work and Dice’s confident performance.

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