#BumpThis: Lady Donli’s “Wonda Wonda” & Jinmi Abduls’ “Aya”

May 18, 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.


Lady Donli — “Wonda Wonda” ft. DarkoVibes

Last year, Lady Donli dropped Enjoy Your Life — one of the most accomplished Nigerian debuts of the past decade — and now she’s back with her first single of 2020, “Wonda Wonda”.

On the impressive track, Lady Donli’s hypnotic voice glides effortlessly over Kuvie’s exceptional production work. She’s joined by skilled Ghanaian star, DarkoVibes, who delivers an expectedly stellar verse.

Jinmi Abduls — “Aya” ft. TMXO

With every new release, Jinmi Abduls reintroduces himself as one of the most dynamic (and criminally underrated) Nigerian artists working today, and his latest effort, “Aya”, is no different.

Brilliantly produced by TMXO — one of 2020’s hardest-working beatsmiths — “Aya” finds Jinmi singing about how much he wants to show off his lover. It’s easily one of the year’s sweetest love songs.

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