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Audio: Blitz the Ambassador Full Album Stream on YouTube (+ NYC & DC shows)

Rock Paper Scissors and MVMT are very excited to announce a full pre-release album stream of Blitz the Ambassador's upcoming release, Native Sun (out 05/03) on YouTube. Native Sun, Blitz's second studio album, is a mix of highlife, afrobeat and hip-hop. Born and raised in Accra, Blitz and his band, the Embassy Ensemble, bring a new sound to international music. Native Sun, will be released May 3rd in North America, and May 6th worldwide. Beat the digital crowds and pre-order the album on iTunes. Also, check out Blitz's website here for updates on shows, including the Native Sun album release show May 4th at SOB's in NYC, and May 5th in D.C. at LIV (see flyer below for full details).


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Image courtesy of Killbeatz.

Interview: Killbeatz' Short & Sweet Debut EP, 'Love and Happiness'

We speak to the renowned afrobeats producer about his joint Love and Happiness EP with King Promise & Ofori Amponsah, and his daughter's inspiration behind the project.

Killbeatz needs no introduction. The producer born Joseph Addison is one of the biggest hitmakers as far as afrobeats is concerned. From R2Bees to Sarkodie to FuseODG to M.anifest, Killbeatz has blessed your favorite singers and rappers alike with the soundtracks to their biggest hits. From the azonto era to the global spread of afrobeats, his contribution to African music as a whole cannot be overstated.

However, Killbeatz' influence doesn't stop at just music production. Behind the scenes, he's a complete industry player. The CEO of Ghanaian record label Legacy Life Entertainment, he's responsible for bringing star singer King Promise to the limelight.

Despite producing for the crème de la crème of the Ghanaian music industry as well as several international artists over the length of a decade, the highly-influential producer and instrumentalist never had a project of his own. Now he has set out to change that. In October 2020 Killbeatz dropped his debut EP, titled Love and Happiness.

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Tanzanian Artist Ommy Dimpoz Releases 'Dede' & Energetic Music Video

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