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Well, would you look at that. I survived another Valentine’s Day. Hi fives to all my fellow gladiators of singledom.

For all of those still basking in the after glow of the most romantic day in the year, I thought I’d throw in a music video of feel good song from Nakhane Toure, one of South Africa’s rising artists. This folk pop crooner blurs the lines of depression, death, love and the wonderful confusion that is life. Behind his somber presence, Nakhane Toure does have a playful side.

‘Christopher’, a guitar driven love song from his second album ‘Brave Confusion’, hits both your feet and your heart strings. I dig how the video is set in the neighbourhood that he lives in as he goes about his daily routine, singing about his love for his boyfriend, while throwing down some dance moves in between for the camera.

Hm. I guess I’m mushy on the inside too.

#Awkward #Confusion #Beautiful

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In need of something chilled to tuck into tonight.

Include Dornik, to your list of British artists to look out for. This smooth crooner, a former drum player for Jessie Ware, expertly mixes, pop, electronica, and RnB in interesting ways. ‘Something About You’, his new single, is carousel of West Coast influenced electro-soul. Envision low riders, sun kissed mansion and pools of a turqoiuse nature being spun together. You can definitely feel some early MJ thrown in for good measure to give it that extra spice vocally.

Definitely hitting the bliss point.

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Summer-Summer-Summertime. Which means more love and greater tuneage.

(Ex) X factor contestant and vocal misfit Misha B is definitely one to watch out for this summer. Riding high on her much anticipated single, ‘Home Run’, the singer soulstress is set to sizzle the charts. Her vocal prowerss similar to Jennifer Hudson is tempered with femme swag:) Its that good.

Expect heavy breathing, drum rolls and lots of body movement.

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It’s a cold and rainy night here in the city of Abuja:( What to do?Where is the party at?Whoosh..

Still,it doesnt mean we dont have some funky tunes to warm up your saturday night and keep it live:)
The legendary soulstress, Jill Scott gets a trance nu-soul/pop do over of her track ‘Come See Me’ remixed by B-sharp. This is among several other remixes of her work on a compilation titled Crates Remix Fundamentals Vol 1.

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Mateo Gonzalez a.k.a Bufi is a talented musician and DJ. Hailing from Mexico, he describes his music as, “house and disco fused with airy pop”. Enjoy a few of his tracks including the afro-centric inspired electro track, ‘Nigerian Car Accident’ and the hip swaying cracker with La Royale ‘Michael’, plus a few others.