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Premiere: Ill Skillz 'To The Beat Ya'll (T.T.B.Y.)'

Listen to our premiere of Cape Town rap duo Ill Skillz' Common-sampling "To The Beat Ya'll."


Cape Town rap duo Ill Skillz return with their golden-era deliveries and boom-bap production in new single "To The Beat Ya'll." MCs Jimmy Flexx and Uno July lace the track with their weaving throwback flows while the J-One beat takes cues from Common's indisputable classic "I Used To Love H.E.R." Stream and download Ill Skillz' "T.T.B.Y" below, a track "dedicated to the fans" and perfectly suited for lovers of the old-school style.

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Image courtesy of Killbeatz.

Interview: Killbeatz' Short & Sweet Debut EP, 'Love and Happiness'

We speak to the renowned afrobeats producer about his joint Love and Happiness EP with King Promise & Ofori Amponsah, and his daughter's inspiration behind the project.

Killbeatz needs no introduction. The producer born Joseph Addison is one of the biggest hitmakers as far as afrobeats is concerned. From R2Bees to Sarkodie to FuseODG to M.anifest, Killbeatz has blessed your favorite singers and rappers alike with the soundtracks to their biggest hits. From the azonto era to the global spread of afrobeats, his contribution to African music as a whole cannot be overstated.

However, Killbeatz' influence doesn't stop at just music production. Behind the scenes, he's a complete industry player. The CEO of Ghanaian record label Legacy Life Entertainment, he's responsible for bringing star singer King Promise to the limelight.

Despite producing for the crème de la crème of the Ghanaian music industry as well as several international artists over the length of a decade, the highly-influential producer and instrumentalist never had a project of his own. Now he has set out to change that. In October 2020 Killbeatz dropped his debut EP, titled Love and Happiness.

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