Oh Na Na Na

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"Oh Na Na Na"
Song by Slim Burna
LanguageEnglish, Nigerian Pidgin, Patois
Released1 October 2013
FormatDigital download, Radio airplay
RecordedSeptember 2013
Street Rhymes Studios
(D-line, Port Harcourt)
Genre
Length3:43
LabelStreet Rhymes Entertainment
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Producer(s)
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"Oh Na Na Na" is a song by Nigerian recording artist Slim Burna. It was released on 1 October 2013 in celebration of Nigeria's 53rd Independence Day Anniversary. The song was produced, mixed and mastered by Slim Burna with co-production by P Jaydino. It premiered on Rhythm 93.7 FM on 28 September 2013.

The song became the first radio top ten hit of Slim Burna's career, entering the TGIF Chart at number ten, and eventually reaching the number two position. Burna had initially thought about Nigeria turning 53 on 1 October and wanted to make that day a special one for himself and his fans. After he had recorded "Oh Na Na Na" in September 2013, he thought the song was special and eventually decided to release it on Independence day to celebrate Nigeria at 53. The lyrics compare a Nigerian woman's beauty to that of an Indian and a Brazilian woman. Burna performed the song, as well as "Claro" (from I'm on Fire), at the Pre-Carniriv concert on 6 December 2013, at the Liberation Stadium.[1]

On 6 January 2015, a remix of "Oh Na Na Na" featuring Ghanaian rapper Edem was released, in the Portugese language as said from experts. [2] In an interview, Burna said that he "wanted a completely different sound for the remix, and having Edem, Ayzed back me up with their unique contributions just did it for me. They really gave it their best shot and I don't think it would have come out the way it did if I had chose [sic] differently."[3]

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  1. "Concert pics: pop singer Slim Burna performs at the Pre-Carniriv Concert". Codewit World News. Retrieved 16 December 2013. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. "Edem, Slim Burna Prepare New Collaborative Song, "Oh Na Na Na" Remix". Leadership. 20 October 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  3. Tayo, Ayomide (5 January 2015). "Port-Harcourt based act Slim Burna drops an exclusive instrumental teaser of his next single". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 14 October 2017.

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