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Audio: Mo Laudi 'Shaft In Paris' + Black Tuesday Mixtape


Frequent The Very Best/Secousse collaborator Mo Laudi hits us with the disco-tinged, vintage electronica "Shaft In Paris." Peep the Drive-inspired track, ingeniously described by Mo as Isaac Hayes on Mandrax, propa Afro Zombie disco, below! After that, check out his Black Tuesday mixtape a mix created in opposition of South Africa's secrecy bill — featuring cuts from Black Coffee, DJ Kent, and Mo Laudi himself.

SHAFT IN PARIS by DJ MO-LAUDI

BLACK TUESDAY MIXTAPE by DJ MO-LAUDI

TRACKLIST

"Time for Revolution" – Mo laudi + Aero

"Hypersonic" – Clock (Mo Laudi edit)

"Falling" – DJ Kent feat. Malehlokwa

"Juju" – Blackcoffee

"Terminator" – CNDO Balaklava mix

"Banane Mavoko" – Oskido, Black Motion feat. Jah Rich

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