Ceelo Green Tackles Toto's "Africa" For New Covers Compilation

Ceelo is the latest artist to remake the hit song.

(AllHipHop News) Ceelo Green has become the latest artist to jump on the trend of reworking Toto's 1980s hit "Africa."

Days after fans persuaded Weezer to record the pop classic, which they performed on U.S. late night show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" last week, the rapper has put his own stamp on the song for CURE8 Records' "disCOVERED" compilation.

"This song has been near and dear to my heart for as long as I can remember," CeeLo explained. "I have always loved this song. There is something very sweet and sincere and timeless about it.

"It just gives me a warm feeling inside and so I'm very happy that I had the opportunity to sing it. I hope everyone enjoys it and I want to thank Toto for making such a wonderful song."

The new "disCOVERED" compilation also features tracks by Portugal. The Man, Shawn Mendes, and Foo Fighters reworked by the likes of Parachute, Adventure Dub, Sara Diamond, and Sean Holcomb.