Usher Hints At Afrobeat Collaboration

‘I Want To Be Part Of Afrobeats’ – Usher Hints At Afrobeat Collaboration

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American R&B icon Usher recently disclosed that his collaboration with Nigerian artists Burna Boy and Pheelz in his latest album, was driven by his desire to immerse himself in the Afrobeats wave.

Embracing the Afrobeats wave, Usher featured Pheelz in ‘Ruin,’ the lead track of his new album, and enlisted Burna Boy for the album’s eponymous song, ‘Homecoming.’

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In an interview with Apple Music, Usher highlighted Pheelz’s pivotal role in connecting him with Burna Boy. He expressed, “I am all about collaboration and bringing African, you know, Nigerian culture to my own world. Their music is really popular now. I wanted to be part of it [Afrobeats], that’s why I went to Africa to make this album.”

Reflecting on his time in Ghana and Nigeria, Usher shared insights into his immersion in the vibrant music scene. Working closely with Pheelz, the duo crafted ‘Homecoming,’ with Usher recognizing Burna Boy’s unique artistry as essential for elevating the track’s authenticity and appeal.

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She covers a wide range of topics, from celebrity interviews to industry trends and film reviews.

As an Entertainment Reporter for Prime Business Africa, She continues to provide comprehensive and insightful coverage of the entertainment industry, offering readers an insider's perspective on the latest developments and trends. She is a trusted source for breaking news, exclusive interviews, and thought-provoking analyses.

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