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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Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

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