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'Queernomics' Is An Album About Being A Black Gay Man In South Africa

Listen to GYRE's latest record.

South African rapper GYRE released Queernomics towards the end of 2017. But because the Internet is such a vast space, the album only fell on our radar recently this year.

Queernomics is divided into five chapters: I am Human, Queer Sex, Love, Black. In each chapter, GYRE and his few guests explore the politics of being a black gay man in South Africa, not without flair and bravado.

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Hear M.I Abaga's New 'Rendezvous' Playlist Featuring AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Wande Coal & More

Listen to M.I's new 15-track playlist 'Rendezvous.'

Nigerian hip-hop star M.I Abaga has released a new project that he's labeling a playlist, the way Drake did More Life last year.

Titled Rendezvous, the project sees the rapper accompanied by an impressive roster of guests across all of the playlist's 15 songs.

M.I features established acts such as AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Wande Coal, Ajebutter22, Yung L, Falz, Dice Ailes, and Ghost, among newer names like Moelogo, Nonso Amadi, Tomi Thomas, among others.

Rendezvous sees the veteran embrace the sensibilities of modern rap as the playlist dabbles between trap, R&B;, pop and dancehall.

Listen to Rendezvous below and check out some of the social media posts going around about it underneath.

Rendezvous is available now.







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A Swizz Beatz-Produced Reason Track Is On The Way

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One of South African rapper Reason's biggest dreams has always been to rap over a Swizz Beatz. And last week Friday, since Swizz is currently in South Africa, the rapper put it out to the universe via a tweet.

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