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Audio: DJ Juls' Jungle Book Beat Tape + Afrobeat Mix


DJ Juls has been pretty prolific lately, not longer than a week ago he released Da Burst of FOKN Bois compilation. Now, he comes at us with The Jungle Book Beat Tape — a collection of instrumentals that encompass classic hip-hop boom-baps, highlife beats, Madlib-esque experimentation and, even, an excursion into SA house (see: "Accra by Night"). In addition to that, Juls dropped AfroBeat Mix Vol. 1 over the weekend as a taster for the beat tape. Both solid, solid releases. Listen and download below!

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DJ Juls "Mia Ni Bu"

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DJ Juls "Indian Hemp"

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DJ Juls "Accra by Night"

>>>Download DJ Juls' Jungle Book Tape

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