Audio: Batida 'Ngongo J'ami' + 'Yumbala' (A.J. Holmes & The Hackney Empire Remix)

Angola/Portugal's semba-kudurista producer Batida follows up his excellent LP with the thumping bass single "Ngongo J'ami." The celebratory track samples croons and guitar lines from 1970s Angolan music legend Carlos Lamartine. On the flip-side of the release is London group A.J. Holmes & The Hackney Empire's previously featured remix of Batida's foot-shaker "Yumbala." Grab this release on 7" and digital from Soundway Records.

[H/T Ghetto Bassquake]


The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Femi Kuti, RIMON, Joeboy, Makhalanjalo, Tayc and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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