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Afro-Trap Group The.WAV’s 'Love Games' is the Perfect Soundtrack for Your Weekend

Up-and-coming and self-described “Afro-Trap” group The.Wav share their latest track “Love Games,” an afrobeats dance anthem for the summer.

Up-and-coming and self-described “Afro-Trap” group The.Wav are sharing their latest track “Love Games,” an Afrobeats dance anthem for the summer.


The single infuses the groups myriad of influences, a mixture of electronic dancehall, Afro-pop, trap and hip-hop.

Made up of group members Gregory Stutzer, Cardigan Deville, Badí and Kelly Be, The.Wav’s goal is simple according to the group’s mission statement: “We connect and empower diverse voices to redefine what is dope.”

“Love Games” was produced by Stutzer, whose music is inspired by his Tanzanian roots. Stutzer, born in Tanzania and raised in the U.S., is the group’s lead producer. Cardigan who was born and raised in The Bronx is the band’s lyrical MC, Badí serves as the soulful crooner of the group and Kelly Be is the creative designer for the collective.

"Love Games" is the first single off The.Wav’s new project 2050, which is scheduled for release this August. In the meantime, turn up the volume and listen to the brand new single above.

Image courtesy of the artist.

This Is the Best Music Video You'll See All Month

Cherrie boosts up Somalia & Mogadishu in her music video for "163 För Evigt," featuring Z.E.

Cherrie is a buzzing Somali-Swedish singer whose music we've previously premiered and featured in a Songs By Somali Singers & Rappers You Should Listen to This Summer.

The R&B artist recently dropped the amazing video for "163 För Evigt" ("163 Forever") and, despite her singing in Swedish, the track's been blowing up online across both sides of the Atlantic, being posted in several Instagrams, Tweets and everything in between.

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DJ Spinall's New Album Is A Star-Packed Afrobeats Party

DJ Spinall assembles afrobeats' biggest names for his new album, 'Dreams.'

For his third album, Dreams, DJ Spinall assembles some of afrobeats' biggest names.

The first track features Niniola, who's made house music her mainstay, keeping her fashionably out of step with whatever is on-trend. "Thinking About Your Love" might be reminiscent of Kenny Thomas' 1991 song of the same title, but save for this phrase and accompanying melody, the song is very much Niniola's particular way of grafting Yoruba and Nigerian English onto South African house.

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Photo courtesy of Art X Lagos.

Art X Lagos: West Africa's International Art Fair Returns Bigger and Bolder

We catch up with Art X Lagos founder Tokini Peterside on what to look forward to as West Africa's international art fair returns November 3.

One of West Africa's largest art fairs, Art X Lagos, is back for its second installment with bigger and bolder offerings. The three day event running from November 3 to 5 will showcase contemporary African art from 15 countries and feature 14 galleries representing African artists on the continent and the diaspora.

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