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Max Le Daron's 'It's An Afrobeats Ting' Mixtape

Belgian producer Max Le Daron premieres 'It's An Afrobeats Ting' mixtape, an excursion into current beats from Nigeria, Ghana, & more.


Brussels-based producer & DJ Max Le Daron comes through with the hour-long It's An Afrobeats Ting mixtape, a bustling excursion into current beats from Nigeria, Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia, Angola, South Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Portugal, Holland and Belgium. The high-octane mix features selections from the likes of Davido, Uhuru, Skales, Yemi Alade, and Kcee, as well as an unreleased track from Le Daron. It showcases the afro-pop and afro-house influences in Le Daron's production work, a lighter side to his Sin Logba output with Burkinabé rapper Joey Le Soldat. Apart from producing, Le Daron's also got his own label Lowup Records, which he runs alongside a self-described "collective of bass addicts" that include Jay Jackson, DJ Mellow, Excyta, Jiwo and Mr Orange (we recently featured Lowup producer Jabo). Stream our premiere of Max Le Daron's It's An Afrobeats Ting mix below and see the full tracklist listed underneath.

TRACKLIST

Kwamz & Flava - Wo Onane No

Kooko - Od3 Remix feat. Guru & Yaa Pono

Kcee - Turn By Turn

Selegobo - Gon Gon

Gazza feat Uhuru & DJ Buckz - Shuna (Original Mix)

Xibeke - Frelimo

Sam Blans - Shout out Gaia Beat

DJ Over 12 - Hyu (Parte 2)

DJ Lilocox - La Party

Davido feat Uhuru - Skelewu (Uhuru Remix)

Lizha James - Quem Te Mandou feat Uhuru

Big One feat Vagabanda - Esta a Quencer Bue Mal

Skales - Shake Body

William Py - Batata Guda

Presh feat Davido - Say Dem Say

Waconzy - Ekpoh

Stay Jay - Formate Girls

Max le Daron - Eclipse

Sabota Music ft. Os Do Momento & Rolex - Maxuca

Star Million ft. Emerson Miranda, Ivan Aires, Vava Dji - Ta Acontecer (Remix)

Eazzy - Ginger ft. SK Originale

Yemi Alade - Taking Over Me

Interview

Interview: TOBi Is Making Unapologetic Soul Music

We talk to the Nigerian-Canadian artist about his latest project ELEMENTS, his creative process, mental health and more.

It's a big year for music, and in the midst of many good drops from the motherland and beyond, we caught up with Nigerian-Canadian singer/songwriter TOBi to discuss his recently released 10-track project ELEMENTS.

ELEMENTS is a fusion of old-school soul, contemporary rap sequences, clever lyrical symbols & metaphors. and melancholic vibes which reference TOBi's Nigerian heritage through afrobeats, the reality of his life and the state of the world today. The compilation features production from Nigerian producer Juls on "Dollas and Cents" and "Made Me Everything and Shine."

Below, we also discuss his creative process and passion for mental health with the announcement of an exciting collaboration. "I'm attracted and curious about so many things in life that I can't help but bring [them] into my world and craft," the multi-genre artist says.

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