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Audio: Africa Hitech 'Do U Really Wanna Fight' + North American Tour Dates


Africa Hitech, the techno-meets-dancehall project of Mark Pritchard and Steve Spacek, is embarking on a lengthy North American tour this November. The production duo will also be dropping a reworking of their recent 93 Million Miles LP standout "Do U Wanna Fight," scheduled for Nov 18 release. See the dates and stream the new single — aptly titled "Do U Really Wanna Fight — below.

Stream: Africa Hitech "Do U Really Wanna Fight"

Africa Hitech North American Tour

11-10 New York, NY - (Le) Poisson Rouge

11-11 Detroit, MI - The Works

11-13 Austin, TX - Barcelona

11-16 Minneapolis, MN - Barfly

11-17 Chicago, IL - Smartbar

11-18 Montreal, Quebec - Cabaret du Mile End

11-19 Buffalo, NY - DBGB

11-23 San Juan, Puerto Rico - Red Shield Music Hall

11-24 Toronto, Ontario - The Drake Underground

11-25 Denver, CO - Beta Nightclub

11-27 Los Angeles, CA - Bardot

11-28 Seattle, WA - Chop Suey !

11-29 Sacramento, CA - Townhouse

11-30 Eureka, CA - Nocturnum

12-01 San Francisco, CA - TBD

12-02 Portland, OR - Holocene

12-03 Vancouver, British Columbia - W2 Media Cafe

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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