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Audio: Lijadu Sisters 'Bayi L'ense'


Yoruba priestesses, identical twins and Fela Kuti cousins Lijadu Sisters are prepping the re-issue of 1977 Nigerian Afrodesia gem LP Mother Africa. "Bayi L'ense," the first single off the album, couples Yoruba singing and percussion with 70s fuzz guitar — possibly the influence of Ginger Baker (Cream/Blind Faith) who sister Taiwo dated. Stream below and look out for Mother Africa due Feb 28 via Knitting Factory.

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B3nchMarQ Shares The Music Video For 'New Friend$' Featuring A-Reece

South African hip-hop duo B3nchmarQ's new visuals for the single 'New Friend', featuring A-Reece, are a depiction of the quintessential boys' night out.

South African rap duo B3nchMarQ has officially released their music video for New Friend$ featuring A-Reece. The single comes off their recently released 18-track offering Power Trip Album which dropped in March 2021. The visuals for New Friend$ are a montage of a chilled night out with the entourage and were shot in Pretoria, A-Reece and B3nchMarQ's hometown.

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