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Audio: Spoek Mathambo's Afrika21 Mixtape


Spoek Mathambo colludes with Society HAE for Afrika21 Mixtape Vol. 3. Spoek streamlines through past and current continent cuts from Okayafrica favorites Just A Band, BalojiZakee, BIG FKN GUN, Art Melody, BLK JKS, Nneka, and plenty others. Stream and grab it below! (via SHAE)

TRACKLIST

1. Manifesto

2. Tonight - Popskarr (South Africa)

3. Fire Dance - Seun Kuti (Nigeria)

4. Mikono Kwenya Hewa (version fiesta) - Muthoni The Drummer Queen (Kenya)

5. Beauty Shop - Thabile Rasa (South Africa)

6. Vem Rebola - Gregor Salto (Brazil)

7. Windeck - Cabo Snoop (Angola)

8. Ratanang - Das Kapital (South Africa)

9. Dope Girl - Zakee (Senegal)

10. Pop Models - Big Fkn Gun (South Africa)

11. Ubusuku - Jumping Back Slash (South Africa)

12. Afreeka (King Armatelo) - Art Melody (Burkina Faso)

13. The Rise - Zakee (Senegal)

14. Flight of The Robin - Das Kapital (South Africa)

15. Gwababa (DJ Mpula remix) - Spoek Mathambo feat. Avuyile and Yolanda (South Africa)

16. Beog Kamba - Art Melody (Burkina Faso)

17. Jol Vol (wavy x chopped edit) - Isaak Mutant (South Africa)

18. Filaw - Chief Boima (Sierra Leone)

19. City Staccs remix - Lamin Fofana (Sierra Leone)

20. Venison Collection Squad - Nicolaas Van Reenen (South Africa)

21. Whoop That Ass! - Nombolo#1 (South Africa)

22. 808 - Iyadede (Rwanda)

23. Makhathini - Nombolo#1 (South Africa)

24. Burning Bush Everybody - Nneka (Nigeria)

25. Ndekha (remix) - The Very Best & Moroka feat. Thandiswa Mazwai, Spoek Mathambo, Mo Laudi (Malawi/Sweden/South Africa)

26. Tout Ceci Ne Vous Rendre Pas Le Congo - Baloji (Democratic Republic of Congo)

27. Boogly Woogly - The Brother Moves On (South Africa)

28. Tselane - Blk Jks (South Africa)

29. Dog To Bone - Spoek Mathambo (South Africa)

30. Dreamer's Soundtrack - Just a Band (Kenya)

31. Mara Hio Hio - Sauti Sol feat. General Pype & Sasha (Kenya)

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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