#BumpThis: Jinmi Abduls & Yusufkanbai’s “Kryptonite”

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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 daily series that features new songs, by and featuring Nigerians, that you absolutely need to hear.


Ejoya’s compilation album, Class of ’20 Vol. 1 is a stunning celebration of some of the most talented up-and-comers working today, with particularly great work from stars like Buju, D-Truce and Mojo.

While pretty much every song on the project excels to some degree, the standout track has to be the devilishly sultry “Kryptonite”, helmed by Jinmi Abduls and Yusufkanbai.

On the fantastic track, both artists sing about being hypnotised by a stunning woman. While Jinmi Abduls is expectedly fantastic, the true find here is the boundlessly charismatic Yusufkanbai.

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