AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #24- CHRISTIAN TIGER SCHOOL
Luc Veermeer and Sebastian Zanasi are Christian Tiger School, a self-described “psychedelic/dream hip-hop” production duo out of Cape Town. The pair’s beats usually match ethereal synth melodies — like in standout “Carlton Banks” — with classic era boom baps.

The two hold the reins in Africa In Your Earbuds #24 delivering an airy mixtape marriage of “their main influences,” the South African electronic underground and North American hip-hop. Featured artists include TumiCard On Spokes and Die Antwoord precursor group Max Normal, as well as standards from A Tribe Called Quest and Jean Grae. “It was a lot more than throwing a bunch of beats together,” Christian Tiger School tells us, “we wanted to put something out that had an African point of view [but was] quite offbeat and obscure as well.”

Stream/download AIYE #24: Christian Tiger School below. Big thanks to Underdog for the cover graphics.

TRACKLIST
1. White Nite – If You Want It (South Africa)
2. Card on Spokes – In You Go (South Africa)
3. The Real Estate Agents – Famon Nigiri (South Africa)
4. Hipe – Celebration (South Africa)
5. A Tribe Called Quest – Steve Biko (U.S.A)
6. Jean Grae ft Phonte (Prod. by 9th Wonder) – The Time Is Now (Born in South Africa, but resides in U.S.A.)
7. Dank ft. Okyanis Kizi – Ocean Girl (South Africa)
8. Tumi (Prod. by Prof. Logik and Drana L) – Take It All (Tumi is South African. The rest are from the U.S.A.)
9. Max Normal – Good Old Fashion Loving (South Africa)
10. Tight Mike – Medicinal Chant (Canada)
11. Nicolaas Van Reenen – Wrestlemania (South Africa)
12. Christian Tiger School – Ableton “Beat the Clock” remix competition (South Africa)
13. Bateleur – Thanks, India (South Africa)

Previously on Africa In Your Earbuds: SAUL WILLIAMSTUNE-YARDSMATHIEU SCHREYERBLK JKSALEC LOMAMIDJ MOMAAWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICAPETITE NOIROLUGBENGA, RICH MEDINA, VOICES OF BLACK, LAMIN FOFANA, CHICO MANNDJ UNDERDOGDJ OBAHSABINEBROTHA ONACIDJ AQBTJUST A BANDSTIMULUSQOOL DJ MARVSINKANECHIEF BOIMA.

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