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Hear Seun Kuti's New Single 'Black Times' Featuring Carlos Santana

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 will release a new album in March.

Seun Kuti is back.

Fela's youngest son is announcing the release of Black Times, his upcoming 8-song album alongside the Egypt 80 which is set to feature the likes of Carlos Santana and Robert Glasper.

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Best Music of the Week: Runtown, Distruction Boyz, Tiwa Savage, Congolese 'Neo-Rumba' & More

Here are the songs you need to hear this week.

Every week, we highlight the cream of the crop in music through our Best Music of the Week column.

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Runtown on How Staying True to Himself Produced His Biggest Hit Yet, 'Mad Over You'

Get to know rising the afrobeat star, where he speaks on how owning his truth is taking his career to new heights.

Music is a universal language and something that brings people together from all walks of life. Even if the language is not familiar to all listeners, the energy is! This is something that rising afrobeat star, Runtown, born Douglas Jack Agu, has understood clearly and implemented in his approach to creating records. Whether talking about his hit songs, "Mad Over You" and "For Life" or even his latest record, "Energy," Runtown stays true to his roots while expanding his sound beyond the borders of West Africa.

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