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Blitz's Blog - Audio: African Reggae Fever (Remix) - Rocky Dawuni ft. Blitz the Amabssador


Blitz the Ambassador will be a regular contributing blogger on okayafrica!  Here's his first post, with much more to come:

A couple months ago I had the pleasure of being asked to feature on the remix to a song by an artist that has been big in Ghana since I was a kid. Rocky Dawuni is one of the biggest Reggae artist is in Ghana, and when he asked if I was interested in hoping on the remix to his latest single "African Reggae Fever," I jumped at the opportunity. It's always a pleasure to work with an artist who you grew up admiring. I hope you all like the track..The video above is of the original song. Listen, then download the remix below!

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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