AUDIO: Ruger – “The Second Wave (Deluxe)” (EP)

Ruger’s six-track debut Pandemic announced his arrival on the blossoming Afropop scene—and led him to opening for Burna Boy’s 2021 UK tour. On The Second Wave, Ruger reasserts his hitmaking credentials. His ongoing partnership with veteran producer KukBeatz is once again on full display here, sticking with the formula that delivered Bounce. On Champion, he…