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Audio: Del Tha Funkee Homosapien x Fela Kuti 'West Coast Avengers II' Mixtape


Forever Cali-repping Del Tha Funkee Homosapien comes with the second installment to his West Coast Avengers mixtape series. For WCA Limited II, Del spits over afrobeat-samples of Fela Kuti horns and Tony Allen snares. Fela's originals are often barely recognizable as they're tweaked into off-rhythm underworld beats. Del's flow topics span everything from crocodiles to judgment on knuckas making pop-ass love songs. Stream and download West Coast Avengers II below.

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Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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