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Audio: Batida 'Tirei O Chapéu'


DJ Mpula aka Batida's upcoming eponymous LP is quickly becoming one of our most anticipated record releases of the year — the Angolan/Portuguese producer's kuduro-meets-semba stew and vintage Angola samples just hit a vital celebratory wavelength in our inner ears.

"Tirei O Chapé" ("Take Off My Hat") is no different, coupling a fuzzed-out, bouncy bassline with a lyrical homage to young kuduro artists from Angolan MC Ikonoklasta. Stream and download the track for free. Pre-order Batida LP from Soundway.

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South African Rapper 25K Drops 'Pheli Makaveli (Intro)' After Signing With Sony Music

Pretoria rapper 25K has released his highly anticipated single "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)" to launch pre-orders for his upcoming titular debut album Pheli Makaveli.

Pretoria's trap rapper 25K has announced that he is officially signed with Sony Music Entertainment Africa. Following months of teasing fans, 25K has finally delivered "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)", a single off his upcoming debut album Pheli Makaveli. The song is a bass-dropping, energy tripping-single that is expected of an artist who just broke into international markets. Curated by hip-hop artist Zoocci Coke Dope, the Pheli Makaveli album is due to drop at the end of July, following the release of two more singles "Hustler's Prayer" and "Trap Jumpin''.

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