American actor, Winston Duke curated his own playlist on Spotify recently and he featured some Nigerian musicians in it. The playlist is called “Black Boy Joy”.
Duke is co-star with Lupita Nyong’o on the Jordan Peele horror film, “Us”. And Spotify has an existing promotional partnership with the movie, which gives select-act curatorial access to the music streaming service.
Black Boy Joy features Nigerians such as Niniola with “Maradona”, Wizkid on Soco, Mr Eazi with “Pour Me Water,” Adekunle Gold‘s “Before You Wake Up,” Olamide and Chief Obi‘s “Carry Go,” Burna Boy‘s “Dangote,” and Tekno with “Jogodo.”
US artists such as DRAM, Chance the Rapper, Masego, Bas, Joey Bada$$ and a host of others also appeared on the playlist.
Listen to the playlist here.
Photo credit: @WinstonCDuke