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Audio/Video: K'naan 'Coming To America' + 'Is Anybody Out There' Remixes

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K'naan drops another lyric-video for More Beautiful Than Silence track "Coming To America." He dished on the making-of the song in our interview:

We were in the studio, me and Chuck Harmony, messing around talking about Eddie Murphy’s flick. And I mentioned to him I have this idea of doing a song about that. Kind of the non-comedy version of it, the real serious version of it. Then he pulled out some samples and we used that real prominent sample. That stereotype of Africa, what they hear when they think Africa — that Paul Simon Graceland, you know. That kind of sound. I wanted to slip that in, so we made that song.

Elsewhere, house producer/DJs Richard DinsdaleCutmore, and MYNC have remixed MBTS's "Is Anybody Out There ft. Nelly Furtado." Hear a cut below.

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"Is Anybody Out? There ft. Nelly Furtado" (Richard Dinsdale Club Mix)

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.

South African rapper Boity has finally shared the visuals for her latest single "018's Finest" featuring Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill. The single comes off Boity's EP 4463, which dropped last December. Marked as a fan favourite "018's Finest" borrows from Boity's hometown dialing code. The 31-year-old rapper hails from Potchefstroom, affectionately known as Potch, a quaint town in South Africa's North West province. The music video highlights the lesser known aspects of hip-hop culture in the otherwise sleepy town.

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