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Audio: Lamin Fofana 'Dubious Prey' EP


Sierra Leone-raised New Yorker — and Dutty Artz attaché —  Lamin Fofana is set to drop Dubious Prey later this month. The EP will feature two original cuts, the luring downbeat title-track and the tropical percussion-backed "Brokedown City." Preview both tracks below and keep a look out for Dubious Prey EP out 1/30 (vinyl) and 2/27 (digital) via UK label Sticks 'N' Stones.

Lamin Fofana - Dubious Prey E.P Vinyl release Out on 30 Jan 2012_Sns003 by Sticks "N" Stones

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