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AKA, Burna Boy, JR & Da L.E.S Team Up In 'All Eyes On Me'

"All Eyes on Me" SA rapper AKA enlists Nigeria's Burna Boy, motswako rap force JR and Da L.E.S. on a beat reminiscent of DJ Mustard tunes.


South Africa's AKA comes through with a summer hit built on a beat reminiscent of the many DJ Mustard tunes flooding the airwaves over here. For "All Eyes On Me," the SA rapper enlists Nigeria's buzzing Burna Boy, motswako rap force JR and Da L.E.S. Each rapper takes a solid stance in the spotlight, with Burna Boy adding his inescapable dancehall touch to a chorus that features a Brenda Fassie sample. For more, check out AKA and Burna Boy's recent collaboration alongside Ghanaian star Sarkodie. Also, revisit his "All Eyes On Me" Google Hangout from today. Stream the single below and grab it from AKA's recent sophomore album Levels

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Stonebwoy & Beenie Man's 'Shuga' Is a Full Dose of Energy

Ghana meets Jamaica in this impressive new collaboration.

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"Shuga" is built on stuttering synth hits and beat work produced by Ghana's StreetBeatz. Stonebwoy and the "King of Dancehall" connect over the energetic rhythm, each delivering their own verses—add one more track to the many stellar cross-Atlantic musical collaborations that have been going on for years, in particular between West Africa and Jamaica.

"This collab is legendary," Stonebwoy wrote on his social media pages.

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