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Audio: AFRIKO-THEQUE 'The Bootleg' [EP]

Classic traditional African samples are reworked for the modern electronic dance music mindset in AFRIKO-THEQUE's 'The Bootleg' EP


AFRIKO-THEQUE boasts a collection of tracks that flip and rework classic & traditional samples from across the continent within a modern electronic (generally house-leaning) framework. For The Bootleg EP, selectors Shabaaz Foster (NYC), Jamnights (Chile) and The Super Ninja Pizza DJs (NYC) cycle through "hand-selected hidden treasures from artists all the way from Nigeria to Mali to Zaire." Stream clips below and download AFRIKO-THEQUE The Bootleg EP for free.

[H/T GenerationBass]

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Watch Wande Coal & Wale’s World Class Visuals For ‘Again’ (Remix)

Video Premiere: The two music giants certainly landed a 'W' with this one.

Nigerian afropop heavyweight Wande Coal has teamed up with famed American rapper Wale for a remix of his hit track "Again," off of his newly released EP, Realms.

While "Again" has been around for a minute, there's nothing like dope visuals to get the fire burning again. And fans are on board. The hit single amassed over 30 millions streams, with a steady run on many African charts this year, and is sure to keep building on top of the already impressive accomplishments.

As is typical and unfortunate in our new world of socially distancing, the two weren't able to join forces and wardrobes for an epic collaborative video. Instead, Director Adasa Cookey's brilliance manifested itself into a short film.

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