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You Need This New ‘African Summer’ Mixtape In Your Life

DJ Underdog and DJ Native Sun come through with 'African Summer,' an hour-long excursion through the best beats of the summer '16.

DJ Underdog and DJ Native Sun come through with African Summer, an hour-long mixtape excursion through the best beats and dance floor heaters from their many summer ‘16 parties.


As you know, Underdog is a resident DJ at our Electrafrique parties and he regularly teams up with Native Sun to host our #OKAYAFRICADC nights—so this one’s a family affair.

The two DJs cycle through bangers from Flavour, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Shatta Wale and even throw in an afrobeat rework of Rihanna throughout their new African Summer mix.

Underdog mentions that this mix is “perfect for catching an Uber to your loved ones house and having watermelon juice with lime.”

Hear it in full above and check out the track list below.

'African Summer' Track List

1. MOMENTS IN LOVE ....

2. Shatta Wale - Baby (Chop Kiss)

3. Okidibio - Benga Benga

4. Rihanna - Dinner (Afrobeat Reworxx)

5. Zani Challe - Single Tonigh

6. Reniss - La Sauce (Prod. By Le Monstre)

7. Donaeo - My Circle

8. ........do you really need a track list?

9. Wake up - Flavour ft. Wande Coal

10. Hakuna Matata - Kcee

11. Sexy Rosey - Flavour

12. Fotojenik - Wizboy

13. My Darlin - Tiwa Savage

14. Mercy - Praiz

16. Sweetie - Flavour

17. Jambole - Eddie Kenzo

18. Sitya Loss - Eddy Kenzo

19. Kokode - Eddy Kenzo

20. Tchele - Davido

21. Sekere - Adol

22. Johnny - Yemi Alade

23. Makassa - Tour2Garde

24. Tchoumakaya - Middle Fingers

25. Vido - Aye

26. Bok Bok - Gobe

27. HarrySong - Better Pikin

28. Malalba - Skelewu

29. T-Obey Ft. Selebobo - Onye

30. Tekno - Dance

31. B4 - Only One

32. Olamide Ft. Don Jazzy - Skelemba

33. Adams Morgan - Story For The Gods

34. Gentrificaso - Tchelete

35. Mavin Ft. Don Jazzy, Reekado Banks, Di'ja & Koredo Bello - Adaobi

36. Mavin All Stars - Hahahaha

Interview

Kofi Jamar Switches Lanes In 'Appetite for Destruction'

The Ghanaian rapper and "Ekorso" hitmaker presents a different sound in his latest EP.

The drill scene in Ghana has been making waves across the continent for some time now. If you're hip to what a crop of young and hungry artists from the city of Kumasi in Ghana and beyond have been doing over the past year, then you already know about rapper Kofi Jamar.

Towards the end of November last year he dropped one of the biggest drill songs to emerge from Ghana's buzzing drill scene, the popular street anthem "Ekorso." In the December and January that followed, "Ekorso" was the song on everyone's lips, the hip-hop song that took over the season, with even the likes of Wizkid spotted vibing to the tune.

Currently sitting at over 10 million streams across digital streaming platforms, the song topped charts, even breaking records in the process. "Ekorso" maintained the number one spot on Apple Music's Hip-Hop/Rap: Ghana chart for two months uninterrupted, a first in the history of the chart. It also had a good stint at number one of the Ghana Top 100 chart as well, among several other accolades.

Even though he's the creator of what could be the biggest song of Ghana's drill movement till date, Kofi Jamar doesn't plan on replicating his past music or his past moves. He has just issued his second EP, a 6-track project titled Appetite for Destruction, and it would surprise you to know that there isn't a single drill song on it. Although drill played a huge role in his meteoric rise, he wants to be known as way more than just a drill rapper. He wants to be known as a complete and versatile artist, unafraid to engage in any genre — and he even looks forward to creating his own genre of music during the course of his career.

We spoke to Kofi Jamar about his latest EP, and he tells us about working with Teni, why he's gravitating away from drill to a new sound, and more. Check out our conversation below.

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