This Week’s Episode Features a Conversation With Rexxie, the 5 Hottest Tracks of the Week, and Paola Audrey’s Favorite African Proverb! 

Tune in to Africa Now Radio With Cuppy This Sunday, January 24th at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC Only on Apple Music 1

Cover Star Interview
Nigerian producer and artist Rexxie is this week’s cover star and joins Cuppy via FaceTime on Apple Music 1 to talk about his latest track with Mohbad, “KPK (Ko Por K’E).” Rexxie discusses the track’s meaning, creating the Zanku sound, and why producers are only now getting the recognition they deserve.

The Big 5
Cuppy shares the 5 hottest new African tracks of the moment. This week’s selection includes new tracks from Ami Faku, Busta 929, Nyashinski and Chris Kaiga, Joey B and Sarkodie, and Zlatan.

Africa Rising 
Benin-born Ayra Starr is the latest Africa Rising cover star, a campaign which shines a light on the next generation of African superstars.

Proverb of the Week 
Cameroonian TV producer, entrepreneur and media maven Paola Audrey shares her favorite Ivorian proverb with Cuppy: “The same water in which the fish lives is the same water it’s cooked in” – reminding us not to take anything for granted.

Mini Mix
Cuppy finishes this week’s show with a special mini-mix of Apple Music’s Naija Nits playlist featuring music from DJ Kaywise and Phyno, Naira Marley, Masterkraft, Zinoleesky, and TeeFamous.

Tune in and listen to the full episode this Sunday, January 24th at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1 at

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