Naira Marley is the 'Lord of Lamba' on new EP

Nigeria-born star Naira Marley has dropped a new six-track EP, 'LOL (Lord of Lamba)', Moves Recordings.

Lamba is a Yoruba slang term for dancing and partying; accordingly, the EP sees the artist delve into his raw take on afrobeats.

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Four tracks on the EP have been produced by long-time Marley collaborater, Rexxie, and features come from Young Jonn and Mayorkun.

It's been a rollercoaster year for the artist; he and fellow Nigerian star Zlatan were arrested on charges of cyber crime after they dropped 'Am I A Yahoo Boy', a satirical track about internet fraudsters.

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However, he also threw his inaugural Marlian Fest and released several chart-topping singles, such as 'Soapy', 'Opotoyi', 'PXTA' and the aforementioned 'Am I A Yahoo Boy'.

You can stream the EP below.

James Ball is Mixmag's Weekend Editor. Follow him on Twitter

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