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NEW MUSIC: WIZKID | ESSENCE (FEATURING JUSTIN BEIBER & TEMS

Canadian singer Justin Bieber is keeping himself busy this summer, releasing hit after hit. Nigerian artists, Wizkid and Tems recently dropped an instant summer Afrobeat hit titled “Essence.” Now the song gets a new remix, this time with a feature with Bieber himself. The original "Essence" appears on Wizkid's 2020 album "Made In Lagos." The Bieber remix is one of four new songs confirmed to appear on a deluxe edition of the album, due for release via Columbia Records on August 27. Bieber hops on the track for a verse marking the first official project Wizkid and Bieber collaborated on. However, the two have been fans of one another for a long time. In 2016, JB shared Drake‘s Wizkid-featuring track “One Dance” on OVO Sound Radio. Before the release of the remix, the Nigerian superstar teased “something special” was coming up. Bieber took to Instagram to thank the artist, “Thank u for letting me jump on the song of the summer.” he sultry Afrobeats/R&B track was first released in October 2020 as a part of Wiz’s album, "Made in Lagos." Since its debut on the Billboard Hot 100 in July, the song has steadily climbed up the lander, landing at No. 54 this month. With the addition of Bieber on the track, the song has a chance to leap up the charts.