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Video: Blinky Bill (of Just A Band) 'Twende Kazi/Get Down' x Nairobi Sessions

Watch Just A Band's Blinky Bill perform fuzzed-out, sublime medley of "Twende Kazi/Get Down" on Nairobi Sessions.


Kenyan futuristic-pop virtuoso, and Just A Band "gadget freak," Blinky Bill stopped by Blackman's Nairobi Sessions to perform a warped-out, fuzzed-out and all-around subime medley of "Twendy Kazi" and "Get Down" from JAB's recent Sorry For The Delay LP. Watch the performance below, shot at a Nairobi guitar store, and see more sessions on Blackman's youtube page.

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American DJ Megan Ryte Accused of Stealing Beats from South African DJ Lag

South African Black Twitter has accused Megan Ryte of being a 'culture vulture' after releasing her new song 'Culture' featuring will.i.am and A$AP Ferg. South Africans claim 'Culture' has an uncanny similarity to DJ Lag's 'Ice drop'.

American DJ Megan Ryte has been accused of stealing beats from prominent South African gqom artist, DJ Lag, according to IOL. This comes after Ryte released her new song "Culture" featuring will.i.am and A$AP Ferg. Accusations gained traction this past Wednesday after many South African fans compared "Culture" to DJ Lag's "Ice drop" which was released in 2016 from his self-titled EP. Many more have also remarked on the apparent similarity in the music video and going on to further accuse Ryte of not only stealing the song's beat but also the video concept. DJ Lag responded to Ryte's "Culture" Twitter post with his "Ice Drop" music video which was released back in 2017.

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