Burna Boy & Davido feature on the deluxe edition of Pop Smoke’s debut album

The two Afropop megastars show up on separate tracks off 'Shoot for the Moon, Aim for the Stars (Deluxe)'

Today would have marked the 21st birthday of Pop Smoke, the Canarsie, Brooklyn rap who took hip-hop by storm last year with his rumbling voice and sinister, but instantly infectious, brand of drill music. Earlier this month, Pop Smoke’s debut album, ‘Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon’, was posthumously released, and the album proves that the prodigious rapper was strengthening his abilities and widening his musical range before his tragic passing in February.

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To commemorate his birthday, Pop Smoke’s management and estate have now released a deluxe edition of ‘Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon’, featuring fourteen fresh tracks and a remix of “Enjoy Yourself”, which appeared on the initial version of the album. Burna Boy makes a guest appearance on “Enjoy Yourself (Remix)”, which should come as no surprise following leaks of his vocals on the tracks and videos of Pop Smoke vibing to Burna’s music. With the Spanish guitar-heavy instrumental and Pop Smoke’s confident contribution remaining the same, Burna adds his own distinct flair to the remix, delivering a patois-heavy verse that adds to the song’s feel-good direction.

Also on ‘Shoot for the Stars (Deluxe)’ is “Tsunami”, a song that features another Afropop megastar in Davido. Since the album’s announcement, Davido has been hyping his collaboration with Pop Smoke. Over stomping tribal percussion and radiant keys, Davido sets the tone for “Tsunami” with his typically energetic delivery on the hook, while Pop Smoke takes over with two verses where he woos a love interest with his hood credentials: iced-out jewelleries, untucked chains and shooters on call.

Listen to “Enjoy Yourself” & “Tsunami” here.

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