Who doesn't love a good homecoming story? In the long-awaited video for "Follow Me," rising Nigerian don Burna Boy returns to Port Harcourt, the Rivers State town that the 24-year-old calls home, to throw an outdoor rave. Spliced throughout the video, there are landscape shots of Port Harcourt in all its glory, as well as requisite stops at a local radio station and, more importantly, for some streetside food. The track is a follow-up to this spring's "Soke," a mellow afrobeats tune that marked a departure from his usual dancehall-derived steez. On "Follow Me," he's back in top party form, with an uptempo banger that'll make you want to dance in the street with your day one homies too. It may be the first day of Fall on this side of the Atlantic, but it always feels like summer in Nigeria.
September 23, 2015