here comes the AFRICAN GIANT / Burna Boy (2019)

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Poll Closing Date: Wednesday, 18 December 2019 00:00 (in 6 days)

What's your favorite track on this afropop masterpiece?

African Giant
Anybody
Wetin Man Go Do
Dangote
Gum Body (f. Jorja Smith)
Killin Dem (f. Zlatan)
Omo
Secret (f. Jeremih & Serani)
Collateral Damage
Another Story (f. M.anifest)
Pull Up
Blak Ryno (Skit)
Destiny
Different (f. Damian Marley & Angelique Kidjo)
Gbona
On the Low
Show & Tell (f. Future)
This Side (f. YG)
Spiritual


rob, Sunday, 1 December 2019 15:46 (one week ago) link

This album deserves its own thread, plus I'm genuinely curious what will win here--I have no idea what I'll be voting for.

rob, Sunday, 1 December 2019 15:48 (one week ago) link

too hard. AotY

tony blair electric chair (||||||||), Sunday, 1 December 2019 16:15 (one week ago) link

otm x2

rob, Sunday, 1 December 2019 16:21 (one week ago) link

"on the low" is still my favourite

ufo, Monday, 2 December 2019 00:07 (one week ago) link

impossible, but my gut is leaning towards the obvious here (anybody)

jacquees, full of cobras (voodoo chili), Monday, 2 December 2019 00:10 (one week ago) link

Probably not voting for it but I was surprised no one mentioned Destiny in the other thread

Heez, Monday, 2 December 2019 01:07 (one week ago) link

gotta go with 'anybody'

de-mamba mentality (Spottie), Monday, 2 December 2019 05:56 (one week ago) link

Anybody is pretty undeniable. A few months ago Secret would have been my immediate choice. Tempted by Dangote and after the npr tiny desk thing I have Wetin Man Go Do stuck in my head bad

rob, Monday, 2 December 2019 14:11 (one week ago) link

anybody is my real answer but i’m voting for gum body

american bradass (BradNelson), Monday, 2 December 2019 14:13 (one week ago) link

this whole album is fantastic, but anybody is the best song of the year.

jacquees, full of cobras (voodoo chili), Monday, 2 December 2019 20:56 (one week ago) link

next five after nobody something like this

gum body
killen dem
dangote
pull up
secret

de-mamba mentality (Spottie), Monday, 2 December 2019 23:48 (one week ago) link

title track is dope too

jacquees, full of cobras (voodoo chili), Monday, 2 December 2019 23:51 (one week ago) link

Jorja Smith f. Burna “Be Honest” has really grown on me too

rob, Tuesday, 3 December 2019 02:22 (one week ago) link

every time one of these tracks comes up on my playlist it's the best track, "Gum Body" takes some beating but then yeah the title track

éminence rose et jaune (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 7 December 2019 16:01 (four days ago) link

on the low is one of my favs still

ILX’s bad boy (D-40), Saturday, 7 December 2019 22:15 (four days ago) link

The real answer is Gbona but it came out so much time before the album that it feels previously released (that's the digital age for you), so as a 2019 release I would still say the one with which I discovered the album, namely Killin Dem, because it begins so raw and grows so hypnotic. But I don't disagree with my fellow voters, there are many highlights in these 19 tracks.

Nabozo, Sunday, 8 December 2019 16:09 (three days ago) link

I voted for Anybody, but this is easily my album of the year.

human and working on getting beer (longneck), Sunday, 8 December 2019 19:00 (three days ago) link

between this and kehlani's for me

tony blair electric chair (||||||||), Monday, 9 December 2019 22:48 (two days ago) link

voted for Dangote as it sounds like Anybody is sure to win and I love getting the Dangote lyrics (or my fucked up mental approximation of them) in my head

rob, Tuesday, 10 December 2019 14:07 (yesterday) link

I learnt at work yesterday that Dangote is a Nigerian company that sold everything from groceries and clothing to now moving to cement and oil production in the Delta, and that mister Dangote is now the richest man in Africa.

Nabozo, Tuesday, 10 December 2019 19:38 (yesterday) link

Their commercials are all over CNN!

breastcrawl, Tuesday, 10 December 2019 19:57 (yesterday) link

dangote is my favourite too

tony blair electric chair (||||||||), Tuesday, 10 December 2019 20:21 (yesterday) link


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