A-Reece Shares New Song ‘$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH’ Ahead of His Highly-Anticipated Album

A-Reece shares a new song '$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH' for fans to chew on while waiting for his highly anticipated album which according to the rapper is in post-production.

A-Reece gives fans "$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH" to chew on while they await Paradi$e 2, his upcoming album. "$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH" sees the popular Pretoria-based lyricist rap explicitly about his relationship that has surpassed his expectations ("Two years later I can't believe we still together/ Last year I didn't even think that we would see December/ I'm guessin' that we're God's favourites") over a minimalist beat that's sample and key-driven.

The song's artwork, a contemporary sketch of what looks like two people, is striking and the emcee admitted it's the best artwork for his singles to date. The rapper reached out to the artist via Instagram about a week ago after spotting one of his abstract pieces in progress.

"$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH" is one of several songs the emcee has been releasing on SoundCloud since last year when he released "In Hi$ Image [Exp 1]", which had three sequels. The single "Re$idual $Elf Image", which featured Ayanda Jiya, was released in August (more about that here).

Read: The Mysterious Road to A-Reece's 'Paradise II'

A-Reece has been keeping mum about Paradi$e II, but from his Instagram caption of the new song's artwork, it won't be long until fans are treated to what's one of the most anticipated South African hip-hop albums of 2021 after keeping everyone waiting since last year.

Stream "$TRICTLY 4 MY B*TCH" on SoundCloud and click here for more A-Reece coverage.

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New Fela Kuti Reissues & Box Set Are Coming This Year

Partisan Records has shared initial news of upcoming Fela 50th anniversary reissues and a new box set on the way.

Fela Kuti fans have a lot to look forward to this year as Partisan Records (home to Fela's catalog) has announced plans to release special reissues of two 1971 albums: London Scene and Live! With Ginger Baker, the classic album in which Fela and his band Africa '70 where joined by the Cream drummer.

The label has also said they plan to release the fifth installment in their ongoing Fela vinyl reissue box set series, which are handpicked by notable names in the music world. Previous volumes have been curated by Erykah Badu, Questlove, and Brian Eno.

Partisan has also shared that they will also be launching a scholarship program at Fela's alma mater, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, in London this year. The label will be sharing more information on all of that exciting Fela Kuti 2021 news soon, so keep and eye out.

In the meantime, Fela Kuti is currently leading the fan vote for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can head here to cast a daily ballot for the afrobeat legend. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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