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Audio: KonKoma 'Kpanlogo' (débruit remix)

Stream French producer debruit's remix of African funk music ensemble KonKoma.


French producer débruit has a knack for transforming traditional recordings from across the continent into unique electronic compositions, as we previously explored in our feature piece on him. In his latest work, débruit turns in a bass-driven reworking of the London-based afrofunk group KonKoma. Stream "Kpanlogo (débruit remix)" below and buy KonKoma Remixed from Soundway Records, which also features recuts by Chico Mann and Auntie Flo.

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Listen to Femi Kuti's New Song 'As We Struggle Everyday'

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Femi Kuti shares his new single, "As We Struggle Everyday," the latest drop from the upcoming double album Legacy +, a joint endeavor with his son Made Kuti.

"As We Struggle Everyday" is a politically-charged afrobeat tune about people having the voting power to hold their 'leaders' accountable, but often failing to do so. Throughout the song, Femi sings "As we struggle everyday We try to find a better way See these leaders wey suppose jail Na him my people dem dey hail."

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Legacy +, which is due out February 5 from Partisan Records, includes a full album by Femi titled Stop The Hate and an album by his son, Made, titled For(e)ward. The pair have previously shared the singles "Pà Pá Pà" and "Your Enemy" off the upcoming release.

Listen to Femi Kuti's "As We Struggle Everyday" below.

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