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Blitz The Ambassador Shares 'JuJu Girl,' The Lead Single Off His Upcoming 'DIASPORADICAL' LP

Stream "JuJu Girl," the first single of Accra-Brooklyn rapper Blitz the Ambassador's new album 'DIASPORADICAL.'


Brooklyn-Accra MC Blitz The Ambassador shares his latest track "JuJu Girl," the lead single from his upcoming album DIASPORADICAL, a follow-up to last year's Afropolitan Dreams LP. The song sees Blitz and vocalist Rasul A-Salaam lauding an enchanting girl backed by afrobeat-indebted trumpets, guitar riffs and beats. The soundscape of the tune channels strains of highlife and afrobeat through a classic hip-hop lens, a formula that the Ghanaian-American rapper has fined-tuned over his standout EPs and LPs. For more from Blitz, check out his top video of 2014 choice for "Make You No Forget" and his guide to being an 'African In New York.' Stream "JuJu Girl" below and stay tuned for more info on Blitz the Ambassador's upcoming full-length DIASPORADICAL.

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Listen to Femi Kuti's New Song 'As We Struggle Everyday'

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Femi Kuti shares his new single, "As We Struggle Everyday," the latest drop from the upcoming double album Legacy +, a joint endeavor with his son Made Kuti.

"As We Struggle Everyday" is a politically-charged afrobeat tune about people having the voting power to hold their 'leaders' accountable, but often failing to do so. Throughout the song, Femi sings "As we struggle everyday We try to find a better way See these leaders wey suppose jail Na him my people dem dey hail."

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Legacy +, which is due out February 5 from Partisan Records, includes a full album by Femi titled Stop The Hate and an album by his son, Made, titled For(e)ward. The pair have previously shared the singles "Pà Pá Pà" and "Your Enemy" off the upcoming release.

Listen to Femi Kuti's "As We Struggle Everyday" below.

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