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Blitz the Ambassador x Nneka x Ty 'Bisa'

Stream the new track from Blitz the Ambassador "Bisa" featuring Nneka and Ty.


In the latest track off his upcoming The Warm Up EP, Accra's finest Blitz the Ambassador teams up with fellow heavyweights Nneka and Ty for the trotting, downtempo "Bisa" (the title translates to "ask" in Twi). The track "explores widespread inequalities from an African perspective" over an alluring beat by Tismé. The Warm Up EP is due Aug 27, 'til then check out Blitz' city guide to 'Being An African In New York.' 

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