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Audio: Brotha Onaci's Radiant Souls Mixtape Vol. 2


Philly's Brotha Onaci, the hands behind Africa In Your Earbuds #7, bridges East Coast underground and the diaspora in Radiant Souls Mixtape Vol. 2. Selections span the likes of Akua Naru, Blitz the Ambassador, and Str8 Buttah dudes The Invisible Enigma and Teck-Zilla. Listen and grab below.

TRACKLIST

1. DJ.BasketQASE – “Beat For Frankie Ruiz”

2. R.i.C (Rumor in the Chi) – “Unconditional Love” F. Nicole Eboni

3. The Invisible Enigma – “Strawberry Jam in Jarheads” [prod by Teck-Zilla]

4. DETROIT PIStoLS (Power Is Surrendering to Love's Strength) – “Ground Beneath My Feet” [prod by Sterling Toles]

5. Just Jay – “Going All In” [prod by TallBlackGuy]

6. Akua Naru – “The Wound” F. Blitz the Ambassador

7. K-Nel – “Nina Nnjaa” F. Kawira

8. Josh – “Throw It Up”

9. Synik – “God Within”

10. Sincerely Yours – “It’s All Good” [prod by Slot-A]

11. Fecko the Emcee – “Flow Global” (Afrobeat Remix) [prod by Teck-Zilla]

12. KrisDeLaRash – “Consumption”

13. Emcee Nemesis – “The Children”

14. Neak – “It’s Your World” [prod by INTLMC & Slot-A]

15. Add-2 – “God Bless The Dead” [prod by Slot-A]

16. Abstract Wolff – “Rose Amilla”

17. Vallentine & Arazan – “Dark Sunrise” [courtesy of Slang Audio Records and Keleketla! Library]

18. K-Von the Great – “I Will Achieve”

19. Amun Miraaj – “Hell”

News Brief
Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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