After taking Latvia to the Eurovision final for the first time since 2008, Aminata has been pulling no punches — literally. In fact, she has donned a pair of boxing gloves and is out for blood in her new single “Fighter”.

Following the success of her debut album Inner Voice, Aminata has been making waves in Latvia. She followed up her debut album with the single “Bridges” and penned Latvia’s 2016 entry “Heartbeat”. Justs recently sang her praises at the Eurovision Pre-Party in Riga.

“Fighter” — Aminata Savadogo

Fans of Aminata’s music won’t be disappointed as the mini but mighty warrior does not veer far from what she does best — infectious electronic beats that allow her voice to shine. “Fighter” allows Aminata to show off those mesmerising vocals as she belts out a powerful chorus. The song is about perseverance as Aminata tells us “I’m a fighter for the rest of my life”.

The music video tells the story of the song through the life of Aminata as a boxer. She trains hard, gets up when she is knocked down and keeps fighting until she comes out on top. Simple yet effective — whether she’s boxing or she’s singing, Aminata slays.

Aminata first premiered “Fighter” at the Supernova 2016 final. You can watch her live performance of the song below.

Is Aminata knocking it out of the park? Let us know what you think of “Fighter” in the comments below.

“Fighter” lyrics — Aminata Savadogo

Early night
Covers the moonlight
Won’t it just step aside
Moon is the night guide

Precious moon
Tell me who am I?
You’re always by my side
Reflecting the bright light

Many lies
Pieces of advice
That I should give it up
That I am unwise

But moon you know
You know I have to go
You know I have to try
They don’t see it with my eyes

[Chorus x2]
I’m a fighter
For the rest of my life
I’m a firelight
Said I’m a firelight

[Bridge x2]
I’m a fighter
I’m a fighter
I’m a fighter, fighter, fighter

Early night
Covers the moonlight
Won’t it just step aside?
Moon is the night’s bride

Gentle moon
You know what’s on my mind
Now is the right time
To start the new line

[Chorus x2]

I am here
Won’t let no one to break me down
If I fall I get off the ground
My presence is loud

I am strong
And my voice has a different sound
With the faith that at last was found
There’s no bound

[Bridge]

[Chorus x2]

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YoungsterJoey
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YoungsterJoey

Slay, Aminata, slay!

I would like to see her cover Heartbeat, especially from a songwriter’s perspective.

Olga from Latvia
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Olga from Latvia

The producer and director of this video are the same that produce a video for Heartbeat, so we can expect something amazing.

Also, notice the 4K quality of the video, even worldwide stars doesn’t use it yet.

Elyk
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Elyk

Reminds me of Ira’s “Haunted By Love” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTl4gMnokRs

SLY
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SLY

Brilliant! Very powerful!

Daves
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Daves

This is great! It’s does not happy that I say this, but… she is one of few who has its own unique style.

I like it.

MrJoggy (BEL)
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Very strong ! I hope she will go on with writing for Eurovision ! Because I really love “Love Injected” and “Heartbeat”. Love her !

HendrikT
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HendrikT

‘Fighter’ is a stunning and innovative song, with a strong message behind the metaphoric music video. Though I would say that Aminata’s raw vocals at Supernova 2016 were way better in comparison to the somewhat autotuned voice as shown in the studio version. But yes, the song is daring, with a strong singer to match.

David Who
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David Who

Wow. Aminata never ceases to amaze and impress. Stunning song and video. 🙂 Noted that the song is written in a 12/8 time signature – took me a while to figure that out. Daring, brave and superb. x

Kiky3
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Kiky3

Love Aminata! Love Justs! LOve Latvia!