Audio/Video: Maga Bo 'Piloto de Fuga' + 'No Balanço da Canoa'

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Global bass producer/DJ Maga Bo consistently twists-up some choice baile funk sounds. In anticipation of his upcoming Quilombo Do Futuro full-length, he recently dropped two Afro-Brazilian gems — first is a Rio de Janeiro-shot car chase video for "Piloto de Fuga" ("Getaway Driver") featuring refrains from Funkero and BNegão. Second is a free download of the meditative jam  "No Balanço da Canoa" alongside Rosângela Macedo and Marcelo Yuka. Lookout for Maga Bo's Quilombo LP out May 22 via Post World Industries. Video directed by Fernando Salis.



The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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