Stream Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew's New Single, 'Any Girl'

Sierra Leonean 3-piece Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew share "Any Girl"

Check out “Any Girl” from Sierra Leonean 3-piece Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew today on The song, off their self-titled debut album due out in Spring 2011 via One Haven Music/Modiba Productions, is a bubbling, vibrant track with an infectious hook and a tropical reggae vibe. Also, watch out for Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew at the Okayplayer Holiday Jam (deets coming soon!) before they head back to their native Salone for a sold-out headlining Christmas show at the 50,000-person National Stadium. Stateside, Bajah, A-Klazz, and Dovy Dovy have been steadily winning over NYC audiences with their unique sound, known as Gbomognoh (pronounced bo-mo-no), and their signature fusion of funk, hip-hop, dancehall and reggae.

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Any Girl

Xplosive's version of pop music takes the musical and technical chops he earned while producing boom bap, trap, Afrobeats and other styles, squeezing the best out of those skills and making something that can appeal to the masses.

Interview: Xplosive DJ Calls Many Places Home With His Debut Release ‘Plan B’

After years of working with other artists, South African-based producer Xplosive DJ shares his sound in his new project 'Plan B'.

It is difficult to place the producer/sound engineer Xplosive DJ when he talks. His tempered drawl could be from any East African country. His slang is distinctly Joburg, but a typically hood phrase falls out of his mouth before a suburbanism when he speaks. His accent fuses English, Arabic and Nubian intonations.

Xplosive DJ's recently released five-track debut project, Plan B, was produced and recorded over four years and makes the producer behind it even more difficult to locate, geographically and musically.

Born Ahmed Khaled Dahab in the Congo, raised in Sudan and living in South Africa since 2007, Xplosive grew up in a home where all four compass points of African music were familiar. He was drawn to reggae, hip-hop and dancehall on street sound systems as he grew up to develop his own musical taste.

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