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Some will recognise Praiz (real name Praise Adejo) from his features on rapper M.I’s Epic or from fellow crooner Bez’s break-out hit Stupid Song. The 2008 finalist for the television singing talent show MTN Project Fame West Africa is slowly but surely getting his own shine on though, having been nominated four times at the 2012 Headies. Rich and Famous is his third single for the forth-coming debut album he’s dropping [...]
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Nigerian video director Clarence Peters made another winner. The clip for Bez’s nostalgic song produced by Cobhams (Asa) gets a world-wide premiere on BET’s popular music countdown program 106 and Park tonight (Tuesday 31 January 2012 7pm GMT/ 9pm CAT), making it the first African ever to do so. Watch the behind the scenes clip below