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Audio: Maskarado's Angolan House Rhymes

Listen to 'Tabacanawa,' a new Afro-house track from Angolan artist Maskarado


Angolan emcee Maskarado laces his kuduro-tinged rhymes over a percussive house beat on his latest offering, 'Tabacanawa.' According to Akwaaba, the house music scene in Luanda is hugely popular but artists generally work disparately and in competition with each other. Maskarado is looking to change that by bringing the different elements of that world together, and if the result is more bangers like 'Tabacanawa," we support his movement with full force. Last we heard from him, his massive dance floor track "Elegom Bounsa" was being remixed by Suriname DJ Los Carlos, so check that out if you missed it the first time around. Listen to "Tabacanawa" below and start your day off on the good foot.

[H/T Akwaaba]

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.

South African rapper Boity has finally shared the visuals for her latest single "018's Finest" featuring Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill. The single comes off Boity's EP 4463, which dropped last December. Marked as a fan favourite "018's Finest" borrows from Boity's hometown dialing code. The 31-year-old rapper hails from Potchefstroom, affectionately known as Potch, a quaint town in South Africa's North West province. The music video highlights the lesser known aspects of hip-hop culture in the otherwise sleepy town.

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