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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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Twitter Set to Build New Africa Headquarters in Ghana

According to Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO and co-founder, their new Africa headquarters will be in Ghana — beating strong contenders such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.

Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO and co-founder, has reportedly announced that the social networking service will be basing its new Africa headquarters in Ghana. The announcement was shared, earlier today, on Twitter's own blog and via Dorsey's personal account. Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo quickly confirmed the news, stating that Ghana welcomed the announcement and the confidence reflected by the giant social media company's choice of country.

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