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Tiwa Savage's New EP Has Us In Our Feelings

We can't get enough of Tiwa Savage's new EP, "Sugarcane." Listen in here.

Tiwa Savage just dropped a hot new EP ahead of her album to be released next fall, and it's giving us all the feels.

Titled, "Sugarcane," the crisp vocals and tight production lull you in and provide a sweet escape.

Album art via Roc Nation.

The EP is a six track voyage about the bliss and promise of being in love. It ends with an unforgettable collaboration with Wizkid called "Ma Lo." The tracks feature production by Spellz, Babyfresh, PJ2 and Maleek Berry.

The title track, "Sugarcane," kicks off the EP, inviting listeners into the world of Tiwa's signature sound of mesmerizing vocals and jumping beats. Tiwa mixes English and Yoruba and Afrobeat influences to create an unforgettable sound.

Buy the EP so you won't have to wait for her new album to drop next year, and stream it on Spotify and Apple Music below.

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Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

B3nchMarQ and the Art of Making Something From Nothing

B3nchMarQ's EP consists of great songs that don't require much from the listener—but it bangs.

There's nothing groundbreaking about South African rap duo B3nchMarQ's debut release ASPEN EP. But one indisputable fact is that it bangs.

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Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Nasty C and French Montana Hit the Club In the Video for ‘Allow’

Watch the video to Nasty C and French Montana's new collaboration.

South African rapper Nasty C just released the visuals to "Allow," his collaboration with French Montana. The song is featured on Bad Hair Extensions, the re-release of Bad Hair, the Durban-born rapper's debut album.

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Courtesy of Jojo Abot.

Let Jojo Abot's New Afrofuturistic Video Hypnotize You

The Ghanaian artist releases the new video for "Nye VeVe SeSe," an entirely iPhone-recorded track.

Jojo Abot is rounding out a strong year which has seen her tour South Africa, release the NGIWUNKULUNKULU EP and work with institutions like the New Museum, Red Bull Sound Select and MoMA on her art and performances.

Jojo is now sharing her latest music video for "Nye VeVe SeSe," a song featured on her iPhone-only production project, Diary Of A Traveler.

"Nye Veve Sese is an invitation to let go of the burden of pain and suffering that keeps us from becoming our best and greatest selves," a statement from Jojo's team reads. "Asking the question of why pain is pleasurable to both the one in pain and the source of the pain. Often time the two being one and the same."

Watch her new "meditative piece," which was shot in Bedstuy, Brooklyn, below.

Jojo Abot will be playing her final US show of the year in New York City alongside Oshun on October 26 at Nublu 151. Grab your tickets here.

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