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WurlD, Walshy Fire & Shizzi Drop The Afro Soul Summer Jam 'Show You Off'

Nigeria meets the Caribbean in WurlD, Walshy Fire (Major Lazer) & Shizzi's breezy summer track "Show You Off."

Nigerian-American singer WurlD is sharing his new ‘afro soul’ single “Show You Off,” a collaboration with Major Lazer’s Walshy Fire and producer Shizzi.


The breezy track pairs some “Ojuelegba”-style melodies with a bouncing bass line and beat work that straddles both the Caribbean and African sides of the Atlantic.

Walshy Fire’s been at the forefront of this new hybrid of afrobeats and Caribbean sounds through collaborations with the likes of Wizkid & Runtown and his ‘Afro Soca’ parties. He's currently working on finishing up an Afro-Caribbean EP called Global Citizen.

In “Show You Off” Walshy shares production duties with Nigerian beat maker Shizzi, the man behind “Skelewu,” “Dami Duro,” “Show You The Money” and many other massive Nigerian hits.

Hear the new "Show You Off” collaboration above.

This is one for your summer playlist.

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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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